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8600803001. 403700801, 3070089146. h. m. u. tth. tm.

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6 7 8 9 7= 211877000. 9009786101. 21406171456.

77090608. 4 8 6 9 2

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8 3 7 4 6 =

63040807. Read, by inspection, the number equal to ten

2t. 2 4 8

2th. 3hth. 2hm. = 204302228. times each of the following; then read the number equal in value to one hundred times each the fol- For convenience, I commence the addition with lowing numbers; then one thousand times, then the lowest denomination, which is units. ten thousand times.

.7 + 6. + 8. + 7. = 28u. = Sr. and 2t.
68.
40.
.7

I express the Su. under the column of u., and as
790.
79.36
8943.6

there are no tens with which to add the 2t., I ex43608. 87.6543

.0908007 press them in the result. 598.64 81009.76 .986437

8h. + 4h. + 6h. + 4h. = 22h. = 2h, and 2th., 37864.2 1.07042 24.6073

which I express in the result. .783642 .007096 700.

30tth. = 3hth., 943.786 90.860423

4tth.+ 9tth. + 9tth. + Stth. 6439.864211

which I express as a part of the result. Read by inspection the number equal in value

3m. + 8m. + 7m. + 6m. 24m. = 4m, and 2tm. to one-tenth each the above numbers; then onehundredth; then one-thousandth.

I write the 4m. under millions' column, and add Where must the point be placed that each of the the 2tm. with the tm. following combination of figures shall express u. : 2tm. + 6tm. + 2tm. + 7tm. + 3tm. = 20m. = 2hm. t.? h.: th.? ts. ? hs. * ths.? tths. :

Ans. 2t. 2h. 4m. 8u. 2th, 3hth. 2hm. (19) (207) (8908) (600504) (72029) (10) (7001) Subtract

What places must be filled with ciphers to ex. 8t. 2m. 4h. 5hth. 5tm. 3u. from 2t. 9m. 3hth. 4h. 7tm. press less than ten hs. ? less than ten ths. ? more

t. m. h. hth. tm, u. than nine and less than a hundred ths. ? more than

2 94 3

79300420. ninety-nine and less than a thousand tths. ? less 8 2 4 5

52500483. than a ms. ? less than a hths. ?

9th. 3 6 9 7 2 7 Otth. = 26799937. 420.=2t. and 4h. 39tth.=9tth. and 3hth, 40m.=4tm.

As there are no u. expressed from which to take 37. =-and 49h. 51hth. = -and - 46m. =

the 3u., I take lt. from the 2t. and call it 10u. 38. -and

from 10u. 74., which I express under the u. As 12u.= - and -97hm.=

= -and - 88tm.= -and-I cannot take 8t. from 1t.. I take lh. from tbe 4k., 60th.= -and - 83t.

366.=-and- and reduce it to t.=10t. 10t. +11.=1lt. 111-81= 1lts.=-and-29ths.=-and-93ms.= -and

3t., which I express under the t. 4h. from 3h. I 18tths.=-and— 76hs.=_and— 39tms.=-and-cannot subtract, therefore I take 1 from the next

higher denomination expressed, which is hth. 4t. = -U.= -ts. = -hs.= -ths.

lhth, from 3hth. leaves 2hth. Thth.= 10tth. I take 7h. =-=- U. = -ts. = -hs.= -ths. Itth. from the 10tth. = 9tth. Itth. = 10th., from 9th. = -t. = -h.= -ts.= hs. = -ths, which I take Ith., leaving 9th. lth. = 10h. 10k. + Ttth. = -h.= —th. = -t=-ts=- hs.

3h. = 13h. 13k. less 4h. = 9h., which I write in the

remainder. As I have no th. nor tth. to subtract 8m. ==-t.=-tth.= -h.= -hth. : -th.

from the 9th. and the Otth., I express them in the 39hth. = -th.= -h.= -th. = -t.=-u. remainder. 5hth. from 2hth. I cannot take, there4u, = -ts.= -hs.= -tths, = -ths. = -ms. fore I take lm. froin the 9m. and reduce it to hth.= 706tth, = -4.= -h.= -t.= -th. = -ts.

10hth. 10hth. + 2hth. = 12hth. 5hth. from 12hth.=

7hth., which I write under the hth. 2m. from Sm. Add mentally:

= 6m. 6tm. from 7tm. 2tm. 3u. + 4t. + 2u. + 5h. + 3t. + 4h. =

Multiply 7tth. Su. 4h. 3t. by 6h. 5t. + 3th. +6u. + 6th. + 2t + lu. =

PROOF. 6h + 3u. + 2h. + 4u. + 2t. + lh. =

7tth. 8u. 4h. 3t. = 70438.

6h. = 3t. + 2th. +7u. + 8h. + 5th. + 4t. = 2h. + 5tth. + 3u. + 4h. +7t. + 3tth. =

2m. 4tm. 2hth. Sh. 2th. 6tth. = 42262800. 7tth. + 5u. + 8th. + 6t. + 34. + 2tth. =

For convenience, I commence the multiplication

at the lowest denomination, or with that figure es3t. + Shth. + 7tth. + 9u. + 4t. + Itth.

pressing the least value. 6h. times Su.= 48h.=8.. Yhth. + 4h. + 3u. + 6t. + 7m. + 5hth. =

and 4th. I unite the 8h. and reserve the 4th to be Add these numbers :

disposed of hereafter. 6k. times 3t. = 18th. 18th.

.--and

600.

man,

lh. =

THIXK.

+ 4tk. = 22th. = 2th. and 2tth. I write the 2th. • MEETING OF THE RHODE ISLAND INSTITUE OF and reserve the 2tth. 6h. times 4h. -- 24tth. 24tth. INSTRUCTION. - Saturday Nov. 22. - The Rhode + 2tth. = 26tth. = 6tth. and 2hth. I write the 6tth. Island Institute of Instruction, in accordance with and reserve the 2hth. 6h. times 7tth. = 42m. As I previous announcement, met at the Union Meethave no hth. with which to add the 2hth., I express ing House, in Westerly, yesterday morning, at them in the product. 42m. = 2m. and 4tm., which 10 o'clock, A. M. The meeting was called to orI write in the product.

der by J. J. Ladd, Esq., of Providence. The ex

ercises were opened with prayer by Rev. Mr. Whit-, Divide 9th. 3u. 7tm. 81.5hth. into 7 equal parts.

man, followed by an introductory address by the 7) 9th. 3u. 7tm. 8t. 5hth.

President. He spoke of the responsibilities of

teachers and the advantages gained by coming to2 61-7 1 2 7tth. 7h.

gether on occasions like this. He hoped there For convenience I commence the division at the would be no formal speeches, but would have all highest denomination. Separating 7tm. into 7 take part in the discussions, the ladies especially, equal parts, I have ltm. in each part which I ex- The question, “How far is the teacher responpress. A I cannot separate 5hth. into seven equal sible for the constant and punctual attendance of parts and have as much as lhth. in each, I reduce pupils," was then brought up for discussion. Reit to the next lower denomination. 5hth. = 50tth. marks were made by Messrs. Kendall, Foster, Separating, I find I can put: 7tth. in each part and Griswold, Woodbridge, Tefft, Greene and WhitItth. still remains undivided. Itth. = 10th. 10th. +

The general opinion expressed was that pa9th. = 19th. Separating, I find I can put 2th. in rents are more responsible than teachers for the each part and 5th. remain undivided. 5th. = 50h. absence and tardiness of pupils, and that written

excuses were, on the whole, worse than nothing, Separating, I can put 7h. in each part and lh. re

as the evils resulting from deception outweighed mains undivided.

10t. 10t. + St. = 18t. the advantages gained. At the close of the disSeparating, I can put 2t. in each part and 41. re- cussion the meeting adjourned till 2 o'clock, P. M. main undivided. 41. - 40u. 40u. + 3u. 43u.

Afternoon.-The President being absent at the Separating, I can put 6 1-7 in each part.

opening of the afternoon session, the Institute was Let those teachers who are troubled with work called to order by M. S. Greene, of Carolina Mills. MECHANCIALLY performed, give a few examples The following question was then discussed: like the above, and the pupil will be obliged to " What should be done to make the pupils of

Rhode Island fair spellers ?" The question was discussed by Messrs. Kendall, Griswold and G, N.

Greene. The speakers thought there was not Editors' Department. enough importance attached to this branch of ed

ucation. It was a bad practice to mispronounce We are happy to give our readers, in this num- words for the purpose of aiding the scholar in ber, a poetical effusion of a friend to The School- spelling. Definitions should be required as well MASTER, as well as a friend to his country. This as correct spelling. poetic puzzle, so long a halting place for many a

Next in order came the lecture of Mr. Kendall. wearied Pegasus, a clog upon many a gliding dac- The lecture was delivered in the "familiar" style tyl, has now been unpuzzled! The knot has been The qualifications of the teacher, said he, should

for which Mr. Kendall has such a peculiar tact. untied! No more clipped wings, no more weary be good judgment, good body, good mind, spiritpinions! The soldier has rúnquered ; victory is ual nature, love, faith, aptñess to teach and exinscribed on his banner. Hear him :

plain. Learning and intellect are no guarantees THE RHYMERS' KNOT UNTIED. of success. In length of lessons, advancing, reThe rhyming clique among the learned

viewing, government of the school, &c., the teachHave all their rhyming volumes turned,

er should use. his own, not another's judgment. And said, perhaps ten thousand times,

He should never act under the influence of pasThat month and silver have no rhymes.

sion. Revenge not unfrequently grows up when

one has been in error. A desire for the good of A soldier beard the statement made

the pupils should er impress the heart of the And ventured on a verbal raid ;

teacher. A loving heart is one of God's best gifts ; Down on the sounding ranks he charged,

and may supply the place of many mental deficienAnd with his captives thus emerged :

cies, and make the most of what talent is given. From dusky mine the patient delver

A teacher without love for his pupils was an object Brings forth at last the shining silver ;

he hoped was not often seen in Rhode Island. And he who seeks a rhyme for month

After the close of the lecture, Mr. G. N. Greene Must win the poet's amaranth.

raised the question, “How can a community best

be educated so as rightly to appreciate good teachSouth Kingstown.-At a meeting of the School ers and good schools and give them its hearty coCommittee of South Kingstown, Nov. 15th, John operation.” This question was briefly discussed H. Tefft was appointed Superintendent of the by Messrs. Tefft, Foster and M. S. Greene, after Schools. Mr. Tefft resides near Kingston. which the Institute adjourned to meet at 7 o'clock.

P. D.

Evening.-The Institute was called to order in with concrete numbers. His illustrations of the the evening by the President, who then introduced principles of percentage were very clear and inRev. Heman Lincoln to the audience.

instructive. He thought the term per cent, was a Mr. Lincoln's lecture, on Education out of bad one, as the ebild would always associate with School," was a decidedly interesting one, the il- it the idea of the currency called a "cent.” Mr. lustrations being drawn from a large variety of Ladd thought the system of using postage stamps sources, and most happily chosen. Teachers could would help improve the difficulty. An hour was not create intellect, but they could cultivate and very pleasantly spent in discussing the question, improve the minds placed under their charge, and and was participated in' by Messrs. Kendall, Fosif they could bring outside influences into harmo- ter, Ladd, Greene and others. ny with their own efforts in the school-room and Mr. Kendall then raised the question, “ How make them of service there they would reap rich can we best elevate the standard of schools in our benefits. The speaker enumerated some of the several districts, and how shall pupils be incited to more important influences that combine to make greater dilligence in study." Mr. Kendall thought up an individual's education outside of the school- that uniformity in text-books would help do this, room, among which were those derived from the and related incidnts to prove its advantages. All home circle, from the effects of poverty or riches, departments of study should have equal imporfrom free intercourse with the works of Nature, tance-there should be no hobby pursued to the from books, and from the general intercourse with detriment of other studies. The teacher should mankind.

endeavor to interest the pupils, and induce them Mr. Kendall then suggested that the teachers to form habits of observation. should tell in what way they proposed to ventilate Mr. Ladd thought that a free intercourse betheir school houses, as he was aware that many tween teacher and pupil should exist out of school. houses were deficient in this respect. No one, The teacher should learn to be familiar without however, gave any new ideas on ventilation save lowering his dignity. In short, he should carry the President, who spoke of an apparatus he had his dignity with him down to a level with the puin his room, by which the temperature of the at- pil. mosphere was greatly improved. If Mr. Ladd's

Mr. DeMunn also thought that the teacher "evaporator" could be brought before the public should be familiar with the pupil, and that the feit would doubtless go into use, not only in school- male teacher had the power of exerting a thourooms, but in many other places. He then gave sand little influences for good which it was beyond an amusing description of the ventilation in the the power of the male teacher to exercise. room where he first taught, and which was proba

Mr. Kenyon, a teacher of the “old school" bly not the only one of the kind in existence.

stamp, related some of his experience in teaching, By a request of the President, those present ac- in a style peculiarly his own. His remarks were 1 tually engaged in teaching arose, and the number equally amusing and instructive, and though not present was found to be eighteen. The Institute clothed in the polished language of the " latter then adjourned until Saturday morning at 9 o'clock. day” teachers, they were received by all present Owing to the inclemency of the weather the at

as lessons of wisdom. tendance has not, thus far, been as large as on former occasions, but the audience last evening with a dull scholar, which question was briefiy dis

Mr. Kendall then inquired what should be done was larger than was hoped for under the circum.

cussed.

As the hour of adjournment was drawing nigh, SATURDAY MORNING, Nov. 22. At the appointed hour, (9 o'clock), most of the Dunton, gave some illustrations on the blackboard

Mr. Harrison, of New York, agent for Payson & teachers attending the Institute were present at

on the principles of penmanship, which were well the Union Meeting House, when by common con

received. sent an hour was spent in friendly intercourse be

Mr. Foster, of the Westerly Heights School, and tween the teachers present. At 10 o'clock, the Institute was called to order been appointed a committee on resolutions, pre

Mr. Palmer, of Stonington, who had previously by the President. The question, whether they sented the following, which were unanimously should have one session or two, was then briefly adopted by the Institute : discussed, and it was decided, in view of the fact

Kesolved, That a vote of thanks be given to Rev. that the 3 P. M. train was he only train going Heman Lincoln and Joshua Kendall, E.q., Princiçal east that would stop at way-stations, that there of the Rhode Island Normal Schoci, for their able should be but one session, to adjourn at 1 P. M.

and instructive lectures before the In#titute. The question, " What is the best method of Resolved, Thet the Institute express its grafitude to presenting Decimals and Percentage,” was then the Providence and Stonington Railroad Company taken up. The President called on Mr. DeMunn, for the new and highly appreciated favor of half-fare of Providence, who presented the sabject to the to its members.

Fiesolved That the thanks of the Institute are due Institute by some excellent and instructive remarks, and illustrations on the black-board. Mr. abundant hospitality shown to them during the

to the citizens of Westerly for the cordial and DeMunn thought that numbers should always be present ession. presented in a concrete form, and that the best

Resolved, That a vote of thanki be given to the mathematicians, though their expressions may in- Corporation for the use of the Union Meeting-house, dicate abstract numbers, their minds were occupied in which we have held our sessions,

stances.

DIRECTION OF WIND.

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BAROMETER.

Resolved. That our gratitude is due to the Presi- The mean for the month (43.4) is fully two degrees dent and other officers of the Institute, for their pre- above the average. The third quarter of the month sance and administration during the present session. was especially warm. Maximum and minimum reg

Resolved, That no teacher, school officer or ra istering Thermometers indicated the extreme range :ont can effectually perform his educati dal duty, of temperature to have been 50 degrees, having risen without the sid of a good School Jcurnal.

to 74 on the 1st, and fallen to 24 on the 16th. The The Institute then adjourned to meet on Friday warmest night was that of the 20th, when the Therand Saturday, two weeks hence, at Wickford.—Eve- mometer did not fall below 57. On the average, the ning Press.

maximum temperature of each day was 50.0, and

the minimum 37.4, giving a mean of 43.7, which is Meteorological.-.-Providence, R. I. only 3-10ths of a degree different from the mean of

the three regular observations. There were five days SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER, 1862.

on which the temperature was lower at 2 P. M. than

at sunrise. On one of these-the 6th-it was nine The following table gives the result of three daily degrees. On the 21st the temperature fluctuated observations of the Barometer and open air Ther- considerably. Soon after sunrise it rose a degree, mometer, direction of the wind, and the quantity of and shortly afterwards fell again ; subsequently it rain and melted snow in inches, for the month of rose five degrees, and afterwards fell four. November, 1862. The observations are made from Smithsonian instruments manufactured by James

7 A. M. 2 P. M. 9 P. M. MONTH. NO. DAYS. Green. The readings of the Barometer, therefore, N. to E.,

26 need no correction for capillarity, and are also re- E. to s., 2 4 1

7 2 duced to mean sea-level, and to the temperature of S. to W.,

11 23 320 Fah.

W. to N., 16 9 9 34 11

The prevailing winds from the different quarters 7 A. M. 2 P. M. 9 P. M. Month.

were about their usual proportions for November, Mean, 30 056 30.019 30.050 30 042

being the greatest number of days between West and Maxima, 30 97 30.91 30.84 30.97 on the 16th. North, and the least between East and South. Minima, 29 56 29.57 29.62 29.56 on the 3d.

The proportion of the heavens obscured by clouds, Range, 1.41 1.34

1.22
1.41

as estimated without instruments, on a scale of from The highest mean of the Barometer for any one 1 to 10, was as follows: 7 A. M , 6.5; 2 P. M., 6.4; 9 day was 30 92, on the 16th; lowest 29.66, on the P. M., 6.4; mean for the month, 6.4, or a considerable 22d. The Barometer, during the early part of the more than one-half. month, fluctuated considerably; but toward the mid

Rain or snow fell on 14 days, giving a depth of dle, was somewhat regular in its movements. On water of 6.04 inches, which is more than 2 inches the 15th, one of those extraordinary atmospheric above the average. This gives a total depth from waves, experienced not more than half a dozen times January 1st to December 1st, of 47.80 inches, which perhaps in balf a century, came over this region. is about 7 1-2 inches more than the annual average. Its crest was over us at 10 A. M. on the 16th, raising The prospects are, therefore, that there may be an the Barometer to the great altitude of 30.971. This

excess of 10 inches or more at the end of the year. . was the highest point reached since the 12th of Feb-On

the 7th, there was a severe storm of hail and ruary, 1857, when it was a few hundredths higher

snow, commencing at 7 A. M. and continuing till 6 than on this occasion, and was, it is believed, the

P. M. The depth on the ground did not exceed 2 highest point ever observed. During the day, op inches, although but for the temperature being above the 15th, the Barometer rose somewhat rapidly, but the freezing poigt, especially in the early part of the throughout the succeeding night, the movement was

day, it would doubtless have measured three inches very slow, and hourly observations showed that it

or more. This was an early day in the season for so was quite stationary at alternate hours. Just before severe a storm, and.led to apprehensions on the part sunrise on the 16th, the movement increased some of some of an early commencement of a severe what, but after 8 o'clock, till it reached its maximum winter season. Such a storm, however, is no certain height, it was scarcely perceptible. It remained at indication of what kind of weather may be expected. the highest point less than half an hour, and at noon On the contrary, the probabilities are that the storms had fallen several hundredths of an inch. The ex

generally, during the present winter, will not be foltreme range for the month (1.41) was large, and 1.30 lowed by the sudden fall in the temperature and the of it took place within four days following the 16th heavy Northwest winds, wbich are the accompaniThe week following this great elevation was for the ments of a severe winter. November 1827 was most part cloudy and stormy; 3.35 inches, or more marked by a severe snow storm in the early part of than half the moathly yield of rain, being deposited the month, and was also colder than any sioce; but during the period.

the winter which followed was milder than any which

have succeeded. The snow storm of the 7th is 7 A. M. 2 P. M. 9 P. M. MONTH.

worthy of attention in other respects than that of Mead, 40.2 48 2 41.7 43,4 Maxiina,

being early. Generally there are two sources to 61 74 62 74 on the 1st. Minima, 25 33 28 25 on the 16th. which our storms may be traced. Those termed Range, 36 41 34 49

Southeasters commence in the West or Northwest, The highest mean of the Thermometer for any one nearly or quite a day sooner than at New York. day was 61.8, on the 20th; lowest, 31.7, on the 16th. The Northeasters bave their source in the Southwest,

OPEN AIR THERMOMETER.

and move with considerable regularity along the the other sex. They cannot, it is said, resist the coast, toward the Northeast, reaching Halifax about slightest compliment or flattery. The separation a day later than they do in New York. The storm of is intended to keep them strictly moral; but this the 7th does not seem to have partaken of the char- unnatural seclusion actually generates the very acteristics of either of these classes, but seems to principle desired to be avoided. 'We may repeat have approached broadside from the seaward, striking that it is imposssible to raise the girls as high, inthe whole coast almost at the same time; there being tellectually, without boys as with them — and it only an hour's difference between New York and

is impossible to raise boys morally as high without Boston, while it did not reach Cleaveland untill the following day.

girls. The girls morally elevate the boys, and the A comparison of November of this year with the boys intellectually elevate the girls. But more same month last shows the inean of the Barometer than this — girls are morally elevated by the presthis year to have been .180 higher, and the range ence of boys, and boys are also intellectually ele0 55 greater. The mean temperature was 5.6 degrees vated by the presence of girls. Girls brought up higher and the range 6 degrees greater than last year. with boys are more positively moral, and boys The depth of rain this year was 2.64 inches more brought up in schools with the girls are more posithan that of last, which was 3.40 inches.

tively intellectual, by the softening influence of The elevation of the Barometer on the 16th seems 'the female character. In the Normal Seminary, to have been greater in New England than in other at Glasgow, the most beneficial effects have resultparts'of the country from which we have heard. In ed from the more natural course. Boys and girls, Boston its greatest height at mean sea-level was from the age of two or three years to that of four31.055, at a temperature of 50 degrees. This would teen or fifteen, have been confined in the same give, reduced to the freezing point, 30.998, or an ele-class-room, galleries and play-grounds without im. vation of .027 of an inch higher than was observed propriety, and they are never separated except at

needle-work." here. With so small a difference, it is difficult to judge at which place it stood highest, without know

The following interesting remarks respecting the ing the comparative readings of the two instruments eclipse of the Moon are from the Boston Traveller: when together, there being almost always some

TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE Moon.-Early in the slight correction to be made from such differences. morning of Saturday, Dec. 6th, the Moon througbout In New Jersey, it appears from the Newark Adver-the United States will be " totally" eclipsed. The tiser, the greatest elevation was 30.786, indicating Moon will not, however, wholly disappear, but will that the mercury did not stand 'as high by some

continue faintly visible, rayless, and in color and aptwelve hundredths of an inch as it did in this city; deed, it has been estimated that only about nine

pearance resembling a tarnished copper disc. Inas, according to that paper, their standard read by tenths of the light of the Moon is intercepted when Green's, to have given the same elevation, would our satelite is wholly immersed in the shadow of the have stood 30.918.

Earth. In the comparison of Barometrical readings in dif

At those places in the United States, &c., whose ferent places it is often difficult to come at satisfac- will begin a little before midnight, or late in the eve

longitude exceeds 86 1-2 degrees West, this eclipse tory results, both on account of the difference in the virg, of Friday, 5th. Thus at Chicago and St. Loureadings of the instruments and the omission on the is, whose longitudes are 87 1-2 and 90 1-4 degrees, it part of observers respecting the corrections to be will begin at 11h. 55m. P. M. of 5th at the former city, made for temperature and altitude above the sea- and

at 11h. 44m. P. M. at St. Louis. As the eclipse

in this couutry happens at midnight or soon after, the level.

Moon will be high bere, and in Cuba near the zenith. December 3d, 1862.

This will be the last“ total " eclipse of the moon

visible in this country within several years. One SEPARATING THE SEXES IN School. — On this which can be seen in Europe and part in the island of

will occur on the 1st of June next, the whole of point Mr. Stowe, a celebrated Glasgow teacher, Newfoundland, but even at Eastport the most eastern uses the following language:

point in the United States, the moon will not rise “ The youth of both sexes of our Scottish peas- shadow of the earth.”

that day until after having begun to emerge from the antry have been educated together; and as a whole, the Scotch are the most moral people on PAPER MADE FROM CORN LEAVES.—The Lonthe earth. Education in England is given sepa. per is now made

in Europe from the leaves of In

don Mechanics' Magazine states that excellent parately, and we have never heard from practical dian corn. There is one paper-mill in operation men that any benefit has arisen from the arrange- in Switzerland, and another in Austria, in which ment. Some influential individuals mourn over the paper is made from such leaves exclusively. The

husks which envelop the ears of corn make the prejudice on this point. In such, a larger number best quality. As we are dependent upon Europe, of girls turned out badly who had been educated in a great measure, for our supply of rags to make in one until they attained the age of majority, our paper, if we can obtain as good qualities from than those who were otherwise brought up. The facturers of paper for the whole world, as the

Indian corn leaves, we may yet become the manuseparation of the sexes has been found to be inju- greatest supply of cheap raw material is found jo rious. It is stated on the best authority, that of America. This is is a subject worthy of deep althose girls educated in schools of convents, apart tention, as we import rags to the value of about

one million dollars annually, and paper manufacfrom boys, the greater majority go wrong within a tures to the value of about one million dollars.month after being let loose in society and meeting' Exchange.

H. 0. SHELDON.

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