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THE DEMOCRATIC BANNER.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER IS, 11t
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FOR THOSE WHO
WISH TO TEACH
Qoislicns For Applicants Fcr
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Prepared toy the 8tate School Com
mlitloner to Teat the Mental Qual
ifications of Thoie Who 6ek Potl
tlana aa Teachera In tha Public
Following la the Hat at qucitton
aa prepared under direction of the
attte commissioner ot public achoots,
and submitted nt tbe comtjr exam
Inatlon for teacher Doc, 7, for elo
uentary school certlQcatos:
UNITED 8TATEB HISTORV,
(Including Civil Qovernmeutl
1. When, where and under wfiat cop
ditions was General Braddock defeated?
(In your answer give a brief,, , account
of Uraddock's campaign.) ,
2. when was the Constitution Qt ine
United States ratified? How fqaivy
states ratified tills constitution before it
became effective. Name them.
3. What were the cause.- for the Allen
and Sedition acts of 1798? . What were:
the results of these acsf
4. What were the principal questions
of national importance before ilic people
of the United states during Andrew
Jackson's administration? Slate Jack-J
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own a ijwaitiwia vffi t v . sn v - tiivvv
5. What qualifications fqr President
are required ly the Constitution of the
6. Discuss briefly the causes and the
results of the annexation of Texas.
7. How may a bill become a la.w after
'the President of the United States'
vetoes it? What President vetoed a
great number of bills that were, pre
sented for liis signature?
8. What is the electoral college? How
many electors arc there in the electoral
college chosen at the last election? How
, many of these electors arc from Ohio?
1. A field of wheat 1-2 mile long and
140 rods wide produced 2600 bushels of
wheat. How many bushels was Uiis-ner
2. When it is 12 o'clock, noon, at San
Francisco it is 2 hr. SB min. 211.-2 sec
onds P. M. at Rochester. What is the
difference in longitude? i
3. A stationer sold paper at 16 cents
a quire, having paid $2.50 a ream for it.
Find his gain per ceqtt
4., A corn reaper and binder travels
3 miles an hour, and takes one row at a
time; the rows arc 3 1-2 feet. apart.
I low many acres will it reap in 10 hours?
5. If milk is 28 cream, and the
cream is 35' butter fat, and the buttrr
far will make 1 1-B times its own weight
in butter, 100 lbs. of mill: will mat.c how
many pounds of butter?
6. A pasture is rented by three pet.
sons for $7t0. A puts in 7 cows for 5
mo.iths; 11, i! rows for 3 months; and
C, 9 cows for ! months. What rent
should each pay?
7 A note for $250 dated July 1st,
1912, at 6 interest is due in eight
mouths from date. This note is sold
at a hank on Dcrcmhcr 7, 1912, dis
counted at 8'w. What docs the bank
pav for the note?
K. Show by a drawing, the number of
iminute spaces between the position of
the hour and minute hands of n clock
nt twelve minutes before Ncvcn o'clock.
1. Continue each of the following
quotations to at least four lines:
(a) "Lives of gre.it men all remind
(b) "Still memory to a gray-haired
(c) "Once to every man and nation
-comes the moment to decide".
(d) "Then here's to our ho)lmod, its
gold and and gray" I
2. Name the author of each quotation
of number one, and from what selection
each quotation is taken.
3. W'erc did Tennyson obtain m.v
tciial and suggestions for many of his
works. N-imr three of Tennyson's
best productions. , . ,
4. Nntnc four of Anteiic'a's most
famous historians. What histories were
writlni by them?
5. Quote at least four lines from
Robert Huns, James W Riley and
Oliver W. Holmes.
i. What books of fiction or novels
by American writers have you rc.id?
(Name lie.) Which is your favorite?
7 Who were the most important
'characters in Shakespeare's "Merchant
ft. Kclate briefly the story of Evnn-,
geline, not to exceed one hundred and
1. For what do the following abbre
viations stand: i.e., jip, e.g., I Hid. Id,
Prox., f.o. b, et al, incog, and MSB,
2. Write two synonyms and two
antimyms of eacli of the following
wordsr alike, beg, cheat, empty and Inn1.
3. Illustrate by words p-jtpcrlf
marked, vthc snumU of c, s, and g.
4 Choose soute word of t,wxi syl
lables and write the orthographic pars
iiiR. 5 Illustrate by examples all the
sounds of "a".
o-io Spell: supersede, (i)gieiic,
trachea, cmbvro, orchis, tcrrcitri.il, sy'
hints, puttcfy, del'icit, satellite, errou
eous, coalefcc, codicil, imirtiver, shrewd,
incurable, llama, epilepsy, tapioca, feas
ible. ELEMENTARY AQRICULTURE.
1 (a) What animals wre domest
cited by the Indians of N r h Awi-ir
Irfore the coming of the White Man'
(b) What arc the slants of develop
r.ient hi modtrn Agriculture that art
'Irtcrihcd bv Carver?
f (a) What. has EiuiUiiI coutrih
'Utcd toward the iiuprove.iieut of or
Agriculture? (h) I'rmcc?
3, (.0 The tnitroRen that is used ii
'the manufacture of commercial (crtitlz
era f obtained from what sourcesf
Potash? (c) Phosphoric acid?
4. What causes a plant to wilt when
ft is transplanted?
6. (a) Why do we rotate crcps?
(b) Outline a good three-year rotation
lor the corn belt.
6. (a) Give four important points to
be considered in the selection of seed
corn, (b) How should seed corn be
cared for over winter?
7. (a) 'What boy won in the State
Corn Growimr Contest from vour coun
ty? (b) What' was his yield of corn
per acre? (c) What is the first prize?
8. State briefly the work in Apricul-
tnre that you have taught In the "Third
Division" during the past three months.
THEORY AND PRACTICE.
Based in part on Graves' "Great Edu
cators of Three Centuries"
1. What were the great questions on
which Milton wrote and what were his
opinions on these questions?
S. What new method of education
was Introduced by Francis Bacon about
1600 A. IX?
.3. Under whose management are
County Institutes conducted and from
what source are the funds obtained?
4. For what purposes is the enumera
tion of the school youth taken? Who
are entitled to be enumerated?
5. Describe the physical conditions
of the school house ana premises, df the
.school you last attended or taught How
could, these conditions be improved?
;6, Write a tentative program of the
recitations required in the school you
expect to teach. (If you are not now
employed, write ,a program for a school
of eight cradej.t
7. Do you believe in corporal pun
ishment? State definitely your practice
in this matter, and your reasons for
8, Do you belong to the O. T. R. C?
What books on education have you
read during the last year?
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Explain how a salt lake is form-
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2. Explain as to a class, the reasons
for varying lengths of davs and nights.
3. In what states of the United
States are the Appalachian Mountains?
What are the general directions of the
ranges of this mountain system?
4. Name five great coal producing
states of the United States, Locate
the, great hard wood forests of the
6. What are the chief industries of
England? Name the most important
commercial cities of England. '
0. Name the Balkan States. ' What
bodies of water, rivers and countries
surround Turkey in Europe?
7. What is the area of Ohio and its
approximate population? What is the
approximate population of Gevcland?
a. How many counties are there in
Ohio? In what counties are the fol
lowing cities found : Columbus, Youngs
town, Steubenville, Newark, Lima, Day
ton, Springfield and Toledo?
1. State definitely the most import
ant benefits that should be derived from
the stiulv of Grammar. (The answer
to this question should be. carefully con-
sldercd m grading tnc manuscripts in'
3. Name the part of speech of each
of the italicized words in the following
'The Niobe of nations, there she stands,
Childless find crownlcss, in her voice-
An empty urn xoithln her withered
Whose holy dust was scattered 0117
3, Classify the phrases of the above
t, Illustrate by a sentence jour tin
itcrstandim; of the terms "analysis" and
fi. Kxtifain the correct use of ''shall"
and "will" in the first and third persons.
(Tliis explanation .should be such that
eighth grade pupils would uuilcrstar.il
ft. In the study of the etymology of
verbs, how many modes do you leach?
Name the tenses of all the modes that
you teach. '
7, What is a copuhtive crb? A
strengthened copula? Give an example
8, Write nil the participles of at
least four verbs.
1, State several reasons why pity
biology should he taught in the elemen
tary schools. When, in our opinion
should this instruction begin?
2, F.xpUin the structure of the skin.
Are the nails .1 growth of the skin?
3. What is the object of respiration?
Name the special organs of' respiration.
4. Locate the lachrymal glands, F.x
nlain the chief function of these glands,
5, What iS a fracture? A disloca
tion? A sprain?. What treatment is
best for each?
(i. What distinction is made between
speech and voice? How is speech re
lated to hearing?
7. What is the pulse? How may the
rate of hear! beats he increased? How
may the rate be decreased?
8. Explain the ventilation and heating
system of the school-house in which you
have recently taught or attcnilcd school.
Were the conditions sanitary f
HIGH SCHOOL AGRICULTURE.
t. (a) Vhat animals were domesti
cated by the Indians of North Amer
ica before the coming of the White
man? (b) What arc the stages of de
velopment in modern Agriculture that
are described by Carver?
a, (a) What has England contrib
uted toward the improvement of our
Agriculture? (h) France?
3, (a) What hoy won the state
corn-growing cnutcit from jour coun
ty? b) What wits his yield of corn
per acre? (c) What is the first prize?
4 (a) What are crop manures? (h)
What plants are used chiclly for cro;i
manures lc.1 Why?
ft Ulnt types of crop rojntiou arc
followc I 111 vour school district
11, Whi is meant by the follow!"!
terms ire in grlcitlture' -ailab '
phut f"iid, r.nrdiViux mixture, btul va
riation, for1, (-k, formalin and supple
incut ar cro-is
7. (a) N'atre live hooks on A?n
culture that arc recum-ne-nde I in tic
stat1 cpttrt' of n'y. (!) Four farm
papers (11 Wht're site these paprr
H. p-t live menu ot nrvr iK
the social lite o( tt rural fom.nimity
The Store of Xmas Peri
A World of Prices That Will Reduce the Cost of Living to all Knox County
Bigger, Better and at the Lowest Prices in Our
We wish to say Jin all sincerity to every reacUrvthat no matter whare you live or how busy
you may be. you can't make money faster than to drop everything and come to Levison's.
Here is an opportunity to buy
the finest and world's best cloth
ing for Men, at prices less than
cost of original raw material.
One lot Men's Suits to go
One lot Suits that sold for $10,
handsome fancy fabrics, grays,
tans, brown mixtures, now. $6.50
Suits that sold for $12.50 now,
while they last $7.95
$15 Suits, the richest fabrics,
newest patterns, fancy blues, ex
clusive brown, fine mixtures, to
$18-$20 Suits One lot fine
imported fabrics; the highest
type, while they last $12.50
One Big Lot Boys' Suits;
to go at 50c
One Big Lot Boys' Suits;
to go at 98c
One Lot $2.50 Boys' Suits; to
One Lot Boys' Suits, $3.50, $4,
to go at $2.48
150 Boys' Fine Suits, $6 and
$7 values at $4.50
One Lot Boys' Overalls to go
One Lot Boys' Pants to go
at '. ....19c
50c Boys' Pants 29c
75c Boys' Pants 39c
$1 Boys' Pants 47c
One Lot Men's Corduroy
Pants, to go at 79c
50 do.. Men's Best 50c Over
Men's best working pants; all
o our $1.25 pants in this big lot;
Men's good Dress Pants; all
of our best regular pants in the
house; every pair cheap at $2.00;
price ..: $1.42
Men's or Young Men's Pauls;
the best the market can afford at
$3.00; every pair strictly all wool,
all styles, all new, all sizes. $2.18
A SPECIAL FOR MEN
Lovison's custom-made Shoes
for men ; fine appearing and Well
made shoes from the newest Fall
styles; fine welt shoes; buttons,
lace; gun metal and patent leath
ers ; a great variety at $4.00; your
choice now at $2.98
Ladies' newest style tan, vol
vct, gunmetal, patent, button and
lace, $3.00 values; over 10 styles;
Womon's tan storm calf, short
vamp, high too, medium heel, re
tail price $3.50; our price. .$2.45
We put on salo a manufactur
er's surplus stock of Womon's
High Grade 10-button Dull Calf
Shoes, all now fresh goodsr-cv-ery
pair worth $2.50; price. $1.50
. Department Store
Men's Fine Soft Hats, all styles,
$1.00 values, sale price. . .69c
$1.50 values, sale price. . .98c
$2.00 values, sale price . .$1.29
$2.50 values, sale price. . $1.79
' $3.00 values, salo price . . $1.98
One Lot Men's $1 Caps ... 47c
One Lot Men's 50c Caps. .35c
One Lot Boys' Caps 19c
Men's Fine Stiff Hats, in
brown or gray, all of our $3.00,
$2.50 and $2.00 hats in the house.
200 dozens Men's Handker
chiefs, hemstitched and fancy
borders, worth 10c, choice 3c
One lot Men's Vests, to go
100 Men's Coat Sweaters; $1
25 Boys' fine Overcoats, best
makes, all colors, none worth less
than $10.00; price $4.75
65 Men's Overcoats at. .$4125
50 Little Gents' Overcoats,
blues and grays, fancy now style
collars, none worth less than $6;
sale price $2.98
Boys' extra good Knee Pants;
every pair in this lot worth 50c;
sale price 27c
Boys' nice Blouse Pants,
largo variety in this special lot;
salo price 19c
Another lot of Boys' Knee
Pants, worth 50c;. salo price. . 19c
Boys' Corduroy Pants, a spe
cial lot worth 75c; salo price. 45c
Boys' $.1.00 values in Cordu
roy Pants; extra bargain; sale
SUIT CASE SPECIALS
$1.00 values, sale 79c
$1.50 values, sale 98c
$2.00 values, sale $1.29
$2.50 values, sale $1.79
$3.00 values, salo $2.29
One big lot of Mon's Dress
Shirts, all new goods; all styles,
all sizes; every shirt in this big
lot worth 50c: price 29c
100 doz.- Mon's Work Shirts,
Big Values in Children's Shoes at
200 pairs Boys' Shoes, $2 and
$2.50 values, while they last $1.59
Children's Shoes & Furnishings
100 pairs of Children's fine
shoes worth $1.00; salo price .59c
120 pail's of Children's Shoes;
worth $1.50; salo price ,.95c
A special lot Men's Hose,
worth at least 10c; only 3c
100 dozen Men's all wool
Hose, 25c values 12c
100 dozen Men's 15c Hose. 6c
' Men's fine Lisle Hose, all
shades, worth 25c t . . .9c
Men's Lisle Hose, worth 50c
pair, at ,. . . . , 19c
Men's Good Rockford Hose;
the regular 10c value; sells in all
stores at 10c; price 3c
Men's Silk embroidered Sus
penders, worth 25c lie
25 dozen Men's Suspenders,
50c values 25c
50 dozens Men's Suspenders,'
all colors, worth 25c 14c
25 dozen Men's Leather
Gloves, good value at 25c. . . .10c
15 " dozen Men's Leather
Gloves, rnade, to,8oliratr$l'. : ::48c
10c Canvas Gloves". . t . . . . 6c
50 dozen Men's Fleece Lined
Underwear, best 50c values. .38c
Men's High Grade Linen Col
lars, at this sale, each 9c
One Lot Corset Covers to go
175 pairs of Children's Shoes;
worth $1.75; sale price $1.15
200 pairs of Children's fine
Shoes, gun metal and kid; every
pair worth $2.00; sale price. .98c
One lot of Boys' Shoes, worth
$2; price. . . $1.50
An extra good lot of Boys'
Shoes, all worth $2.50; salo
Real big bargain in this 'spe
cial lot Boys' Shoes, worth at
least $1.50; sale price 98c
Boys' and Children's Coat
Sweaters, white, gray, red and
green; splendid $1.00 values; sale
.100 dozen Children's Stock
ings, every pair worth 15c; sale
price. . . 7c
Children's Stockings, 10c val
ue, now 6c
Tho tramp shoes for men; 24
styles to choose from; $3.00 value
our sale price t. .. .$1.98
One big lot men's $2.00 shoes;
while they last $1.45
Save a dollar on these Men's
High Top Shoes; tan and black;
youths' and boys' high top shoes;
Children's ,Tockcy Boots in great
Choico of any Ladies' Hat in
the store, 98c this week only.
25 dozens Ladies' Hose, best
15c values; sale price 8c
15 dozens Ladies' Pure Silk.
Jfose; regular 50c kind; sale
MEN'S AND WOMEN'S $1
Made of American taped edge
taffotawith plain or trimmed
missiou handles; complete. . .65c
100 dozen men's 50c ties. .25c
10 dozen ties and box to match
in boxes, 50c kind 25c
10 dozen garters and sox to
match, '50c kind 25c
50 dozen Lisle sox, all colors, 4
pair in box, $1.00 kind 50c
18 dozen ties, sox and garters
to match, $1.00 kind .50c
16 dozen pure silk mufflers, $1
kind A 50c
Men's $1.00 kid gloves. . ..50c
Ladies' and Men's 50c Jersey
gloves r. . .25c
OW lot men's silk sox, two in
Orio lot Ladies' silk hose", two
in box V...v. .:. .!.... 70c
100 'ineriV fancy" vests, worth
oip to $7.00. . . i ;'. . .$1.60
50 dozen men's pure linen
handkerchiefs v 10c
10 dozen men's silk handker
One lot men's fancy garters
and arm bands to match E0c
One lot men's fine sweater
coats with shawl collar, $3 kind,
while they last $1.50
One lot fine Jersey sweaters
with shawl collar, worth up to
$5.00, while they last $1.50
One lot men's night shirts, as
sorted colors., while they last. 98c
One lot chilHren's sweaters,
$1.00 kind, choico 50c
One lot ladies' felt slippers,
all colors, $1.50 kind, your
choico .' 98c
One lot ladies' fine velvet slip
pers,' sold everywhere at $2.00,
your choice. . . . $1.39
$3.50 felt boots $2.50
$3.50 rubber boots $2.50
20 dozen nien's Arctics, $1.50
10 dozen ladies' rubbers, 75c
10 dozen children's rubbers,
10 dozon ladies' fino fleece lin
ed shoos, $2.50 kind $1.50
Ladies' 50c caps, all colors 25c
Ladies' caps, $1.00 kind. .50c
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