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is a List
of the eminent Educators
who will contribute to
the Spring term of the
Edwin A. Grosvcnor, M. A ,
Professor of European History, Amtierst
Dana C. Munro. Ph. D.,
Professor or Mediaeval History, Univer?
sity of Pennsylvania.
George Emery Fellows,Ph. D.,
Trofessor of History, University oC
Samuel B. Harding, Ph. D.,
Professor of History, University of
Willis M. West, ?. A.,
Professor of History. University of
Dr. William P. Wilson,
Hire, tor of the Philadelphia Commercial
John C. Van Dyke, L. H. D.,
Professor of Hie History of Art, ltutgers
Author of "European Architecture," Art
critic of the New York Times.
Rev. James M. Hoppin, D. D.,
Professor or the History of Art, Yale
Albert Shaw, Ph. D.,
Editor or the "American Monthly Itovlew
J. Whipple Jenks, A.M..Ph.D.,
Professor or Political Science, Cornell
Jesse Macy, LL. D.,
Professor or Constitutional History, Iowa
Frederick W. Speirs, Ph. D.,
J. Roy Perry, M. A., LL. B.,
Loctucr on Constitutional Law, Univer?
sity of Ton. nto.
William W. Folwell, LL. D.,
Professor of Political Science University
J. A. Woodburn, Ph. D.,
TioiYssor uf Political Bclenofe, University
Lewis E. Gates, A.
Professor or I.mature, Harvard
Maurice FrancisEgan, LL. D.,
Professor or l/loralurc, catholic Univer?
sity of America.
John Ebcnczer Bryant, M. A.,
John Millar, M. A.,
Deputy Minister of Kducatton, Ontario,
Haltie Tyng Griswold,
Author uf "Monte lare or Great
Julius Emil Olson, B. L.,
Professor or Scandinavian literature,
University of Wisconsin.
John Franklin Gcnung, LL. D.,
Professor of Literature, Amtierst College.
Joseph Villiers Denney, A. M.,
Professor of Literature, Ohio State
The courses will be under
the direction of
PROFESSOR 8EYP10?R EATON,
LATE OF DREXEL INSTITUTE,
The above names are a suffi
guarantee of the excellence
and thoroughness of the Home
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Note What These Educators Have to Say:
CHATAUQUA AMONG Us"^!
I am delighted with tlio prospects
of the "Hume Study Circle." The
Virginian-Pilot has bejaui
tuuqtia among us. and I hope will meet
wit 11 some measure of the success of
that wonderful educational agency.
The subjects of study are well selected,
are liberalizing and at the same time
practical and will be handled by com?
petent specialists. I hope that many of
V, the readers will follow the course con
if tinuously. it is a noble scheme.
CARL E. GRAMMER,
Rector Christ's l*. 10. Church.
GUARANTEE OF RELIABILITY.
I am very glad to note that you
have arranged to bring before the
people well written articles on great
historical subjects- The names of
the authors of those articles arc it
gunranh e of their reliability, and a
promise that they will he read- It is
needless to say that 1 commend the
enterprise. W. J- YOUNG,
Pastor Epworth M. 13. Church.
"As a means of Interesting and In?
structing the public in matters of great
value. I approve and
"Home study Circle" o
Pilot. Up-to-date discussions by such
eminent authorities as the prospectus
announce are far in advance of sensa?
tional and unreliable newspaper matter,
and should, therefore, be read and
urged upon others.
"XV. P. SMITH.
"Pastor Church of Christ,
A KARL OPPORTUNITY
I write to express my apprecia?
tion of the fact thai your paper
is to present to our people a tare
opportunity of informing themselves
on seme of the most helpful subjects.
The "Home Study Circle" course is a
unique idea; and I hope that every one
who can will avail himself of the val?
uable privilege it offers.
"S. <'. HATCHER,
"Pastor Queen St. M. B. Church."
Your "Home Study t'ircle" scheme
of instruction is an admirable plan
for popularizing literature. The masses
can. in this way, become familiar with
the Interesting topics you have an?
nounced and with the best known
authors of the day. I think .,'
it will result in the organization 3
of literary clubs by those who have ]
no; given much attention to the sub- A
Ject, and the Virginian-Pilot will bo <<j
then a daily text book. J
M. B. WHARTON, ?
Pastor Freemason St. Baptist Church. ^
"I consider the Home Study Cir?
cle you are about to introduce Into
the columns of your paper an ex?
cellent method of popularizing learn?
ing, another and valuable branch
of university extension. 1 need hardly
say that 1 endorse the movement. With
best wishes, Yours truly.
"R. H. BENNETT,
"l'ast..r McKcndree M? E. Church."
"1 heartily commend the purpose and
plan of the Virginian-Pilot's 'Home
Study Circle,' believing that this use?
ful instruction and good literature will
be put within the reach of all. This
V enterprise of the Virglnlan-Pllot is a
v, gratifying evidence of its desire to put
( to good use their high position as edu
fV cators of the people.
JV KPWATID M \ I ' l\ ._
"It affords me pleasure to commend
the Virginian-Pilot's 'Home study Cir?
cle." The plan is a magnificent one. and
Its projector deserves to be recognized
as a public benefactor. It brings the
purest streams of knowledge to the
homes of the people. 1 sincerely hope it
will secure a general patronage, and
thereby afford encouragement to so
laudable an enterprise.
"J. J. HALL,
"Pastor Park Ave. Baptist Church,
istor ist Presbyterinn Chun
LOOK FORWARD TO IT.
"I lake much Interest In the series of
articles which the Vlrglnlnn-Pllot pro
poscs t-> publish. The 'Home Study
Circle' will no doubt bo of much in?
terest and benefit to the public. I look
forward with pleasure to the appear?
ance of these studies and will be glad
to call the attention of my pupils to
them. MARY RANDOLPH,
"Teacher of English,
"Norfolk College for Young Ladles."
THE ARTICLES ON ART.
"1 most heartily commend the plan
of your "Home Study Circle.' The ar?
ticles on Art alone will doubtless be
worth the subscription price of your
paper. MARY GRAY,
"Norfolk College for Young Ladies-"
i THE IDEA SEEMS EXCELLENT^
feel sure, may be
"Heine Study Circle.'
"The idea seems excellent.
Norfolk College for Young Ladles."
ig baaies. ;i
SENATOR FOSTER ENDORSES.
I look forward with much Intt : st : i
the appearance of the "Home Study
Circle" feature in your very able Jour?
nal, and desire to commend I: t i t .
nttetitlon of the working class of our
city. I think it will result in awaken?
ing much Interest in matters with
which they have, heretofore, had llttl
opportunity, perhaps little Inclination,
to look into, and pr impt them to ex?
plore wider fields of improvement. The
humanizing, christianizing and civiliz?
ing influences will prove a blessing to
all who avail themselves of this popular
and economical mod ? of culture.
W. E. FOSTER,
"I consider the educational and lit?
erary corn s, s i rop iscd to be introduced
to the reading public by the Virginian*
Pil >:. n most excellent scheme, and one
that Will afford much valuable Infor?
mation along educational and literary
lines. I heartily endorse it.
? v. Q. VVRIGHT.
"Chaplain U. S. N
CURRENT TOPIC CLUBS.
"We have recently had our attention
called to the proposed 'Home Study
Circle' feature of the Virginian-PUpJu.
nur citizens are to bo congratulated
upon the opportunity thus afforded for
self culture, and the management of
the paper on their enterprise and phil?
anthropic motives. We are In hearty
accord with the movement. The series
of articles on History. Geography, Gov?
ernment, Literature nnd Art, as out?
lined In the Virginian-Pilot of Thurs?
day. February 9th. cannot foil to be of
great int. rest und help to all w ho will
systcmlticnlly read them. We should
like very much to gee 'Current Topic
flubs" organized In which these studies
should be regularly discussed.
"11 A ME ACH AM,
"Young M n's Christian Association
AROUSE AN INTEREST IN STUDY
"The enterprise of the Virginian-Pilot
in furnishing to the renders of their
excellent paper the series of articles of
the Heine Study Circle, should be es?
pecially commended by educators and
students. .Inditing from the list of
contributors we shall expect a rare
treat every day from some one of
these writers. No teacher or student
of history, science, literature or art
should be without the paper. Such ar?
ticles arouse an interest In study which
dry text books often fall to do.
S. i". II. WINSTON.
Lady Principal Norfolk
ITS ATTRACTIVE FORM.
It affords me pleasure to see that
you are :?? publish your Home
Study Circle, T< achcrs will welcome it
as an assistance in keeping abreast of
the times, and ils attractive form will
doubtless Induce others t'> study who
would not learn from a text book.
Wishing you the greatest success in
the enterprise, l am,
Yours very truly.
GEO. P. WINSTON.
Ik College for Young
FORTUNAT E T< > HAVE
"l have seen your announcement for
your Home study Circle, and write
this to say that I am very heartily In
favor of the plan. I think the sub?
scribers to your paper ought to deem
themselves fortunate to have the op?
portunity of reading after such authors
ns are given in your list.
"W. II EDWARDS.
"Pastor Centenary M. E. Church,"
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of 50 of the Topics
Which' Will Be Included
In the Spring Term of
The Virginian - Pilot's
Home Study Circle.
I. Introduction to the Study of Govern*
J. Cli uccr: Tho Dawn of English Lit?
3. Raphael, the Great Italian Painter.
4. The Life and Times of Mohammed.
6. Tbe Brendstuffa of the World Com
r>. How Franco Is Governed To-day.
T. Caxton: The Old Printers of West?
5. The Ufa an i Times of Charlemagne.
?. Translation of the English Bible.
10. The Bible as an Element in Litera?
II. Rubens, the Great Flemish Fainter.
IS. The Crusades: An Historical Study.
13. The Mi at Producta of the World Com?
it. How Russia Governed To-day.
15. Spenser: The Elizabethan Age tn Lit?
ltf. Bunyan: Religious F.letnent In Early
htfr;?Reutin .null, rno famous Dutch
IS. Feudalism and Its Influence Upon
19. The World's Dairy Products.
jo. The Government of the Republic of
21. Crltie.n Estimates of Early English
Ess i> ists.
22. The Italian Republics.
23. The Cotton Trade of the World.
24. The Government of the German Em?
23. Critical Study of Gray's Elegy.
26. Murlllo: Famous Painters of Epaln.
27. The Ottoman Turks in History.
23. Wits and Humorists of English Lit?
29. Hogarth: Great Painters of England.
30. The Wool Trade of the World.
31. How Great Britain Is Governed.
32. Do Qutncey: Early Proso Master?
33. The Moors in Spain and Their Ex?
31. First Historians and Famous His?
iS, sir Joshua Reynolds: Portrait Paint?
ers of England.
36. The Hanseatic League: Tho First
Great Trade Combine.
37. The Lumber Trade of tho World.
3<. The Government of Italy To-day,
;t:>. Charlotte Bronte: Literary Women
Fifty Years Ago.
to. The Hugenots.
41. How caua.ia Is Governed,
42. Literary Clubs of London,
43. Turner: England's Greatest Painter.
41. The Sugar a lid O ITCC Trades of tho
45. The Up-tO-DntO Government of
.lapair_ _ _
40. Ibsen: A Review or Scandinavian
47. The Life and Times of Peter tho
48. How India is Governed.
t!>. Tolstoi: Review of Russian Litera?
TO. Millet: Famous Painters of France.
Fifty popular studies in four
months. All written by spe?
cialists. Run your eye over
the list again. Can you afford
to miss any of these papers?
Can you find in any other
newspaper, weekly periodical
or magazine such an attract?
ive lour months' programme?
The HOWE STUDY CIRCLE
studies are live. They dip
right into the middle of things
?of history, of literature, of
art, of commerce. They an?
ticipate tho veiy things people
are looking for.
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