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FOU THOSE WHO"
WISH TO TEACH
Qutstions Pot to Applicants Foi
EXAMINATIONS HELD AUG, 26
Pnparid by the 8tate Superintendent
..f Public Instruction to Test the
Mental Quallflcatlona of Those Who
,Seek Positions as Teachers In the
,F6llbwlnc Is the list of questions
as prepared under direction of tha
state superintendent of public In
atructlori and submitted at the coun
ty examination for teachers Aue 26
for elementary school certificates:
1. Tell the difference between stocki
and 'bond, also the difference between
"common ' and "preferred stock.
2. Reduce to decimals and add:
S '3 7 9 1 1
6 4 12 16 12 15
'3. What is the interest on $275 at 8
for 3,yrs., 6 mos., 21 das?
Solve by cancellation, also 6 method.
Tell which method jou prefer. Why?
And which you would use for a class.
.4. How many tons of hay in a mow 72
flonr,J2 ft. wide, 16 ft. high if a ton
occupies 512 cu. ft. of space?
'5. ?y selling 'a house for $19,400 I lost
3,' what did it cost ?
6. If the assessed value of property in
a' village is $18,596,482 and the tax to he
raised' is $650,876.87, what is the rate of
7. What are the quotients in the fol
lowing? .,16' divided by 240
-240 divided by .16
,.3 divided by 45
.016 divided by 64 i
. 64 divided l.v .016
Give a general rule for "pointing off"
or, placing tnc uecimai point in me quu
8: Two eirls made a set of doillies
eemsiiiing of a "center piece" 20 inches
in 'diameter, and 6 small nieces. 6 inches
in. diameter. -How manv inches of cro
chet edging did they necdMor the. edge
f the' 7; pieces?
9.' Of' what value do you consider
BankiDiscount as-Ttaught in the arithme
tics, of. today? Why? Do you always
Use. V4 brokerage in stocks? If so
why?.' If not, why?
. 10,' A.' 'farmer tested 360 kernels of
seed "corn and found 332 were good.
What. per ceht'faiTe'd to grow?
:II.,VVliich is the better investment, a
6'- bond at 80 or 7" bond at par?
What - better?
..- . READING.
1 inie. five American. authors whose
workjr-ydu think-should find a prominent
lace'in the literature used in th
Explain why jou think so,
2. Name a selection from each of these
authors land, the grade in which you
would use it.
i'3. In" what grades would you say the
difference between learning to read and
reading to learn becomes marked ? What
difference in method will mark this dif
ference in the purpose of reading?
V,,4.".What are the chief causes of poor
reading? What do you do to remove
.5." What is the value of dramatization
ihi'the primary grades?
6. What is the aim tobe kept in mind
in , teaching rea'ding in the primary
grades? In the advanced grades?
7. What would you recommend to
seventh and eighth grade pupils for out
side reading? -
8. Explain your method of presenting
to'your class either "Vision of Sir Laun
fal'' or "Great Stone Face."
PRINCIPLES OF TEACHING.
1. Make out a daily program of reci
tations and seat work for a child in the
2. Mention some forms of social ren
ter activity and state how the teacher
can get them started.
3. Show the advantages of the con
solidated rural school.
4. Discuss five essential qualities of a
5. Discuss the teacher's personality at
to tact, politeness, courage, firmness, in
itiative, and personal appearance.
.6. Describe the Gary program for a
1. What countries endeavored to'gain
a .foothold in the New World? Which
one was most successful?
2. Explain "Taxation without repre
sentation" as it was used in 1775.
3. Give two instances in which the
Monroe, Doctrine gave the United States
an opportunity to back up a Latin-American
4. What additions of territory have
been made to the United States since
1800? Just what is the situation rela
tive to the control of the Philippines by
the United States today?
5. What were the immediate and un
derlying causes of the Civil War? Were
Lincoln s plans of reconstruction fol
lowed? 6. Name five important American in
ventions,, giving the name of the inventor
in each case.
7. Identify: Henry Clay, John Hay,
Gl W. Goethals. Ehhu Root, and Her
1, How do jou determine whether a
(roup of words is a phrase, a clause, or
2. Tell which of the indicated words
ate' adjectives and which are adverbs,
and tell what each modifies:
The, wind bites sharply; it is a very
'After life's fitful fever he sleeps well.
(He prayeth,&cjf, whe loveth best all
things, both great and snaJ
'jndoubledly he was a hero.
,3; Use each word as t- different
parts pf speech: sugar, cut, dirt, shovel,
fur, book. pen. cart, safe, trap. '
4, In the following sentences, point
out the object, objective and attribute
complements, and indirect objects :
They made Charles president of the
The church gave the minister a dona
tion. 1 am not an idler.
Joyful w.n (he song.
The plowman homeward plods his
Give in our daily bread.
The trolley makes the farmer a city
5. Point out the dependent clause$t in
the following sentences, tell what kind
they arc and what they modify.
He who runs may read.
Where he leads, let us follow.
That he is a remarkable man cannot
Alexander wept because there were
no more worlds to conquer.
Character is what we are.
6. Define an intransitive verb. Choose
a verb that may be cither transitive or
intransitive, and illustrate both uses.
7. What kind of verbs cannot be used
in the passive voice? Why? How is
the passive voice formed? Illustrate.
8. What is the difference in meaning
between "May I go?" and "Can 1 go?
9. What is the rule for the use of
shall and will? Illustrate.
10. Account for the difference in punc
tuation of the two following sentences:
Two honest joung men were chosen.
A tall, straight, dignified man entered.
1. In what three conditions does water
exist in the soil? -
2. What is irrigation? (2) Have you
seen it tried ?
3. Why mulch the soil in dry regions?
4. Name five farm implements.
5. What is a soil mulch and how is
6 What is the effect of plowing when
the soil is wet?
7. What are the parts of a seed?
8. What are the three conditions neces
sary to germination?
9. What is grafting and what is the
purpose of grafting?
10. What is transplanting and how is
Tell how you would present to ad
vanced pupils the advantages of good
Copy the following as a specimen of
Flag of the free heart's hope and hornet
My angel hands to valor given ;
Thy stars have lit the welkin dome,
And all thy hues were born in heaven.
Forever float that standard sheet I
Where breathes the foe but falls before
With Freedom's soil beneath our feet,
And Freedom s banner streaming
1. What great river basin of Asia
slopes to the Arctic Ocean?
2. In what part of Australia are black
3. Name six food plants? Rice for
ages has been the leading food crop of
4. Which is the largest Maine or New
5. What bounds the land of the Negro
on the north? .
6. WhatdO; joir-know about the soil
of the prairies?
7. In what respect does the valley of
California, resemble- the plain of: Chile
8. What are the principal. products of
the South Western States?
1. Give proofs to show that pure air
acts as a brain food.
2. Describe the functions of fat and
albumin in the body.
3. Explain the chemical effects of alco
hol upon the body, '.
4. What are th'e correct guides in eat
ing? WhatVis an artificial appetite?
5. State four points which determine
the digestibility and value of food.
6. Describe the effects of opium and
the opium habit.
7. Explain the pulmonary circulation
and the portal circulation i
8. Describe the difference between
nerve cells and muscle cells.
, 1. Who wrote the following: The
Canterbury Tales. The Faerie Queene,
Lycidas. Tarn O'Shanter, The Skvlark,
The Talisman, The Essays of Elia, Tom
Sawjrr, Marshes of Glnn.
2. Give a list of ten books by Ameri
can authors that you recommend for
home reading for high school pupils.
3 Sketch one of the following: The
Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Gra's
Elegy. The Idvlls of the King The Mer
chant of Venice. '
4 Justify the statement that the Bible
is good literature.
5. Write a composition of one page on
one of the following: Lad) Macbeth;
Little Nell; Silas Marner.
6epy the selection dictated. Ten per
cent will be taken off for each .misspelled
TO BE, DETACHED
The topic of intelligence is naturally
of thjBtmoM concern to the educator,
because education deals primarily with
the development or training of intelli
gence. The teacher must grapple with
problems of the development of intelli
gence, and of individual differences in
intelligence, not occasionally and inci
dentally, but constantly. These arc the
very gist of her work. Without a thor
ough understanding of the modern in
vestigations -along this line, and their
significance, it is impossible for the
teacher to know what she should aim to
do or what methods she should employ
in the accomplishment -of her aims,
HIGH SCHOOL AGRICULTURE.
1. Tell how to conserve soil moisture.
2. How can you stimulate interest
among boys and girls in farm club work?
3 Give a program for improving a
4. What areas should be set apart for
reforesting? Of what value is reforest
5 What chemical elements are essen
tial to plant growth.
6 How is the absence of the necessary
elements determined and how are these
7 What are the qualities of a good
dairy cow? Name four breeds of dairy
8 What are the characteristics of
good beef cattle? Name four breeds
9, Discuss thcadaptation of West Vir
ginia to sheep raising!
10, Discuss the present-day aspects of
agriculture due to the hih cost of living
and to the problem ot securing farm
ENGINEER IS BEFORE
Asks for Financial 'Aid in
Making Flood Improve
City Engineer Charles Phillips ap
peared before tho board of county
commissioners nt their session Mon
day morning to ask for financial help
from the county In making prelimi
nary estimates, plana and profiles for
tho Improvement of the Kokoslng riV
er at tho west end of Iho-clty.
Engineer Phillips says tho matter
of cleaning, widening and straighten
ing- the river as planned is the busi
ness of the county, as the stream is
not within the city limits.
Engineer Phillips was directed by
city official? to prepare tho plana
it is the desire to have the county pay
at least part of the cost.
When the Improvement Is made, If
It ever is, the cost will be paid by
property owners whose land abuts
and who reside within a certain Zone,
all of whom are determined to be es
Tho World War veterans, who are
receiving treatment'at the state san
atorium and Meroy hospital, 2S In
number, enjoyed a delightful auto
mobile ride Sunday afternoon. Ar
rangements for the ride were made
by a committee from the American
The veterans were taken to Amity,
the country club and points near Mt.
Vernon. Automobile wero furnished
by Messrs. Clyde Q. Conley, Dr.
Frank F. Larimore, Georgo Israel,
Rex. M. Lamb, Lawrence Sperry and
C. C. lams.
MRS. EVA R. HANDLY
CLAIMED BY DEATH
Mrs. Eva Retta Handly, aged 43,
(fed ut tho M'. & S." Sanitarium at
12:07 o'clock Monday morning after 6
months Illness of a complication of
diseases. The deceased was a resi
dent of Academia. Desides a brother
Mrs. Handly is survived by, her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Shough.
The funral will bo held Wednosday
at 10:30 n Miller and O'Dryan's chap
el. Burial in Mound Viowt Elder Ned
$100 IS GIVEN TO
A LOCAL HOSPITAL
The will of tho lato Father Ross of
.Columbus, which was probated In tho
Franklin county courts Saturday, be
bequaths ?100 to Mercy hospital of
Simplicity of Character.
Simplicity of character is tne nat
ural result of profound thought.
"Is there a heart that music cannot melt?
Alas! how is that ragged heart forlorn."
' Beattic. .
llow true to life are those lines of Beattic. Old
young, happy or weary, you can til ways enjoy the
mental soothing qualities that come with strains of
music from the Stradivara.
We have them in prices that all can afford. Yes,
and no end of records by the world's most famed mu
sical artists. May .we solicit an early call 'from you?
h. C. Penh
Cor. Gay and Hjgh Sts.
ON AN AUTOMOBILE
Conntablo Jcsso Hrn.ll of Squire
Hnrler'fi court on Saturday afternoon
lovled on an automobile the property
of William Ackcrmun, who resides on
tho Newark road, just south of Mt,
Vernon. The action was taken to sat
isfy a blllfqr $12 In favor bf A. A.
Simpson, for labor. Ackerman gave
bond and tho automobile- returned to
the ownor. f Hearing, of tho case will
occur on scptemuer ;s.
WRECK TOLL AT 90
HOME, Aug. p Thirty persons
wore killed In tho collision last night
between passenger and freight trains
near Mjittllnn, a short distance nortlf
of Rome. More than 100 persons were
"Happiness," said Uncle Ebcn. "Is
what a mnn thinks he'd mchbe have If
he was somebody ilat's thlnkln de
same way about him."
money and wabt
Dieuura (orer clothing) and te will
Kfidyouonefortrial. PotUae prepaid.
NEMO HYCIENIC-FASniO.N INSTITUTE
Dipt. M EHrrhtPlne NewTerk
and LIGHT Plant
requires no storage batteries
for power ancWight
produces standard 110 volt
has a capacity of 1500 watts or
two electrical horsepower
operates simply at the touch
of any button anywhere on
Write for illustrated literature.
Come in and see the plant in
ARTHUR C. WOLFE
Now Delaware Road
fly A.inoclntcd Press to The nannarl
Cattle Itecolpts: 13,000; market
higher; top. beef steers 10.50; bulk
beef steers G.7G09.75.
Calves Market strong; bulk veal
crs 10.75; stockers and feeders strong
Hogs Receipts 32,000; market act
ive; top 10.10; bulk of sales 7.65010;
bulk packing sows 7.1008.25; pigs. 8
Sheep Receipts: 40,000; market
'Lambs Market 50c lower; top
lambs 8.50; culls 4.50tf.
Cattle Receipts: 1,000; market
Calves Receipts: 9,000; market
slow; good to choice veal calves 12
Sheep Receipts: 2,000; market
slow; wool lambs 808.50; wool sheep
Hogs Receipts: 5,000;' market
steady; yorkcrs, mixed 10.25; heav
ies 8.50; pigs and lights 9.50; roughs
G.50; stags 4.50
Hogs Receipts 6700; market high
er; heavies 9609.75; heavy yorkers
10.5010.85; light yorkers 10.25
10.50; pigs 3.5000.75.
Sheep and lambs Receipts: 6,000;
market lower; top sheep 5.10; top
Calves Receipts: 1000; market
higher; top 12.50.
, . ..
The following aro prices paid by
H. Smoots for farm products, deliv
ered at his warehouse:
Fresh Eggs 29c
No. 1 Country Uutter 36c
No. 2 Country Dutter 20c
Heavy Hens (3 lbs.) ISc
Light Hens 14c
Heavy Spring Chickens (3 lbs.) ..18c
Small Spring Chickens 14c
Old Romters .... 10c
Ducks .' 12c
Well, Who Knows?
Auntie is always kissing, much to
Paul's disgust. One day he said,
"Mother, how old does a boy have to
be before his aunts stop kissing hlml"
Aug. 29 to Sept. 3
The swimmin' hole, the Hshin' pole, the rough clothes and the dirty nose are
things of the past. It's back to school again, and here we are ready to help you
with your annual problem of Clothing. A growing boy who wears out his clothes
about as fast as his dad can buy them. v
Two Pants Suits
$10 to $17.50
98c to $2.50
K. & S. make. A new
one if they fade.
Odd Lot Boys' Suits Some With Two pairs of Pants
Don't forget our offer of the AMERICAN BQY Free for six months with a
Ten-Dollar Purchase in our Boys' Department.
'The McLaln-Swnn family, reunion
will occur at Rlvorsldo park Saturday,
Sept. 3. Relatives and friends invited.
Mt. Vernon Trades and Labor
Council meets Friday, Sept. 2, at 8 p.
in. in Council hall.
The I. T. Y, T. M, club of Gam
bler will not meet until Sept 7. At
the home of Mrs, Emma Woollson.
The Underwood family reunion
will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, at Riv
The tenth annual reunion of tho
Pipes family will be held at Riverside
park Tuesday, Aug. 30.
The Comunlty picnic of Howard
will bo held Sept. 5 In Norrlck's grove.
This is the 7th home coming for farm
er residents of Howard.
Tho regular meeting of the mis
sionary society of Pike and Ebonezer
churches will meet Thursday, Sept. 1,
at tho home of Mrs. John Kost.
Tho third annijal homecoming
will occur at Martlnsburg on Saturday,
Will Operate on the Following Schedule:
"Leaving Danville at 8:30 a
Leaving Danville at
Leaving Mt. Vernon at
Leaving Mt. Vernon at
Howard ! 9:00 a. m.
12:30 p. m.
Howard 10:30 a. m.
6:30 p. m.
Special all Week ,
Sopt. 3. A picnic dinner will bo servi
ed at noon, A tlno program has boon
prepared for tho dny,
Tho second annual rounton of
tho Earlywlno families will bo hold
Sundny, Sept. 4, at tho homo of Mr.
and Mrs. Harpor Woods, noar Hunt
Station, on Rangollno road. Rclntlvou
and friends Invited.
Hague Home of Treaties.
More International conference! have
been held nt The Hague nnd mora
treaties and alliances nrrnnged there
thnn In any other city of tho world.,
A new directory Is being prepared
for tho Frederlcktown, Gambler anil
Danville Exchanges of tho Mt, Ver
non Telephone Co,
All changes In service, new listings
or moves, should, be reported to tho
local exchanges before September 1,
In order to be listed In tho new direc
tory. The Mt. Vernon Telephone Co.
10:00 a. m.
6:00 p. m.
For the Little Fellow.
Blue, Brown, Red
Try our boys' (stockings
if vou've had trouble
others to wear.
20c to 50c
Sizes as large as H1.
Four-in-IIands, just the
right size and shape
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