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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 6, 1913.
A total working Income of approxi
mately 35,000.000 waa received by
V state unlreraitiea and other state
aided Institutions of higher education
Juring-the past yew, as shown by a
bulletin Just Issued by the Vnited
State bureau of education. Of this
amoqnt the Inited States government
contributed about fi.wO.OOO and the
Ute tlS.OM.OOO. Most of these inaU-
celve from the United States govern
ment. On the other hand, a few stales
depend to a considerable extent upon.
Uncle Sam's bounty. The Btate of
Delaware provided $22,'K0 last year
for Delaware college, to accompany
'he $70,000 received from federal
funds; in Maryland the state Itself
furnished $36,000 for the agricultural
college, against ISO, K0 received from
the federal government; Now Hamp
utions do not hive Urge endowment shire's contribution to the state col
funds, as many private ccl ecea and : ege as $20,935. and the s'ate of Ver-
universities have, but their mu'ar cur ' Ul V8 nly ,26,u0 Ut f t0tal
rent iror I f , V i :ncotne of $277,816 reported by the
tiona reeu . ' ""'.T uniT.rrit,. while $80,000 was de
uon represeu a definite capltaliza-1, ., . .i ,. A c.
with penny lunches In seven public
schools In New York City.
Over COO summer schools have an-
flounced sessions for 1813, according
to the educational directory issued by
I the United States bureau of education.
I That instruction In domestic science
! be made compulsory for all girls' i
i schools is urged In a petition signed
j by a large number of women in Berlin, !
Virginia. Arkansas and North Caro
lina now have "health almanacs" that
are issued by the state board of health
to popularize information on hygiene
lion of about $400,000.0'K.
The year's Income patscd the two
million mam :n the cas; of three
'I'e universiMen. The 'n .vors'.ty of
Illinois had an Income i :ring 1911-12
rf $.:;G3.711; the Univ.-rs.tv of M.n
f.ehota $2.6H:',4S9. and th- University
f t Wiwonsin $2,122. 237. Cornell uni
versity, Ithaca. N. V.. v iilch is terh
nlcally a private institution but re
elves state and federal aid, reported
total receipts of over three million
dollars with a net income aval. able
rived from the United States govern
nient and $50,958 from rrivate bene
factions. In some of the larger state-aided uni
versities, tuition fees from students
have become an Important factor In
the annual income, and others that
The number of students In the high ',
schools of Wisconsin who take Latin
decreased 12 per cent during the last !
year, while the number cf those tak-j
ing German Increased 10 per cent. j
There were 1,445
tendance upon the
lore to a certain extent public insti-' the Oregon agricultural college this
tutions have private benefactions that
yield a liermacnt worltlaj; reveaua.
Thus th university of Vermont has
considerable endowment; Massachu
setts Institute of Technology", though
aided somewhat by state and national
depends for the bulk of
upon the students' fees
tor current ttn"nti nf si,nnt mil.
lion and a half. ! go"
s.vr.r.iMk...,....;, ' income
m ,h. " ,;rr.,T "l.'i rrivate funds, and Cornell univers-
Tk... I.....J. .v. .... . . itv received near y h( a
lui-iuur in- i niversrv or Mieni-i. . . .,,.,.- ,
1 i Villi IQl U u& l-dllllj ,
year, compared with 56 when the work
was Inaugurated six years ago.
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(State Auditor's Call.)
BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF BUSING?
Feb. 5, 1913.
Loans and discounts $2,575,478.39
Bonds and stocks 99,550.00
Banking house 93,067.2 6
Cash and due from banks 476.567.75
gan, which had an income of $1,24;?.
057; Ohio state university, with $1.
"11,571. and the University of Cali
fornia, with $1,711,303. Tho'latter had
n additional half niili: .n from pri
vate benefactions. The piate of Iowa
supports severa". institutions of coiieg..
and university rank with a combined
Income of ovr two million dollars. I "
Some of the itaen are exceedingly ' A commission of teachers from Uru
geaerous to thir colleges and unlvers-' P'ta.v is studying educational institu
tes, and in such cs,ea the national tions In the T'nited States a.id Can
jfovernmenfs contribution Is only a!srta
siall fraction of the total. Illinois1 .
meets the government's $0,0ift Mill! Privatp benefactions for theological
btudents" fees, productive funds, and
The Astronomic society of Mexico
will present a medal and diploma to
every astronomer who discovers a
Only men with practical experience
in industry are allowed to enter the
newly organized department for the
training of teachers of manual art in
the Fltchburg, Mass., normal school.
It is planned to provide teachers of
million ! manual arts for the upper grades of
the elementary schools and the high
Capital stock $ 200,00.00
Undivided profits 116,918.53
Reserved for interest and tares 2 0,003.38
Dividends unpaid 136.00
Corner Eighteenth Street and Third Avenue
H. 8. CABLE, President
H. P. HULL, Vice President A. J. LINDSTROM, Cashier
P. GREENAWALT, Vice President W. G. JOHNSTON, Ass't Cashier
Vocational work in high schools is
now fully recognized with other sub
jects for admission to the University
of Kansas. Three of the required 15
units may be in manual training, do
mestic science, stenography, bookkeep
ing, agriculture, or commercial law.
The University of Michigan also ac
cepts vocational subjects.
SAFE DEPOSIT VAULTS
Rock Island Savings Bank j
ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS
H. S. CABLE,
W. H. DART,
H. P. HULL.
E. W. HURST,
'and R. H. Wright, the authors of the
t bulletin, point out that this ratio rep
; resents only the highest possible es-
tlrr.ate; that the actual conditions are
Not more thaa one in every fiveleven less favorable,
public school teachers in the United ! It Is in the rural schools that the
States Is professionally trained to the problem of securing competent teach-
PASTOR RESIGNS TO
MILLIONAIRE'S DEATH A MYSTERY
nearly two mf!"on drl ars from state , nrhools amounted to $l.r,so,000 during I extent of being a graduate of a teach- ers has been most, acute. The atten
runda, and there ore several other ! the past year. ers' training course, according to a tion of educational leaders has in the
ftates that are similarly open-handed.) j bulletin on rural school teachers just past been occupied by the rapid growth
Most of the P'ates give to higher j The New York school lunch commit- issued by the United States bureau of of the urban systems and the rural
e?ucaMon a greater sum than they ;t-e turves about hi!!ren a day j education. In fact, A. C. Mcrnahan schools hav( been neglected. The
I J ; trained teechers, themselves often the
product of the country, have been at
tracted to the cities and towns by high
er salaries and better prospects. There
was formerly little Inclination to ap
praise rural teaching at its full value,
either In pay or position, and the bet- ;
ler teachers left the country schools
as soon as they gained experience.
Raising the standard of rual teach
ers by dignifying rural school work
as a special field of high importance
Is already attracting better trained
teacher? to the country. It is now
pe-.ierally demanded that the teacher
for the country school have a special
training for the work. "The rural
j teacher." says the bulletin, "needs the
I same courses in education and the
; same general methods of teaching as
!the town or city teacher. He needs,
however, in place of some cf the aca
' demic subjects of secondary or colle
giate grade, additional courses lc aat
". f.t l' nV.irN. '.At - vr-" ". t i
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(Special Correspondence of The ArRii!".)
San Francisco. Dr. Bradford Ueav
Itt, Unitarian minister of this city, be-
mial and physical sciences, particular-1 Heves that death can be softened by
I Besom was mnkinp his racing debut
i at Sheepshead Mr. Kcene visiled the i
REFORM FUNERALS I'uddock in company with his trainer. J
Jimmy Rowe. aud inspected tne colt
tuiuutely. Keeue was very foud of j
Noonday, the colt's dam, and be talked j
proudly of his expectatious of IJesoin. j
The colt had worked exceptionally j
fast, and the race looked as mire us :
sure things can be regarded on a race '
The result of the conference with
Howe was that Mr. Keene decided ti
make one of his rare larse bets on
Besoin to win. The news of the Koene
waser created nlmost a sensation in
the rlujr. and the price against the colt
went tumbling. !
The race was run. and Resom lost !
by an eyelash, lie went out with Ber- I
ry Maid, nnfl the two raced stride ror
stride like a team. When It was Re
som's turn to stride his nnse showed
in front, ami when It was Horry Maid's
turn she showed a scant advantage.
So it was all the way. Mr. Keene
watchins the contest through his field
glasses without a murmur. The crowd
was on its toes. As tlioy passed the
Judges It was Berry Maid's turn to
stride. Then the apple of Mr. Keene's
eye at the time lost the verdict, and
the vice chairman of the Jockey club
lost one of his few wagers on the turf.
New York World.
Dr. Bradford I.eavltt.
ly in their applications, and In nature
study, elementary agriculture, domes
lie economy, sanitation, rural econo
i micB. and rural sociology."
j Three main ageracies are attempt
' li g to meet the demand for trained
rural teat hers; the normal school, the
county training school, and the high
school. The bulletin describes the
(S. iHl Pnrrrspi'nil-nee of The Art'i
("bvelami. Ohio. Feb. 3 The bdy
of Sylvester Homer Everett, heir ti
millions, was found at the bottom of
a rllff overlooking the lake shore here.
While nt the home of a friend Sat
unlay night Everett was attacked wHu
a serious nosebleed nhirh lasted a
half hour and was followed by nausea.
Mrs. S. H. Everett afd S. H. Everett.
11h bft the house to take a walk, hop
ing that 'he cold air wnid revive him.
Ue was ac-ompanied ly one nr two
(tber young men. His companions re-t'lrn-u
to the house ff,r bats and coats,
and when they ?nie l ark to jjin him.
'. f had anlshed.
Everett was a g.-uduate of Vale and
a s 'c'.tty and cluu man. He was 29
less staginess of funerals; that, flowers
rather than crepe, that white rather
than black, can give to the funeral
something other than gloom and can
impress peacefulness upon those who
have been separated from the ones
they loved in life. Thus believing, and '
desiring to put his Ideas into practice, ;
Dr. Leavltt will quit the ministry to
A ROYAL INSULT.
Ktlects typical examples from different
years of age, happily married and had section of the country for more de
tailed description. State 'normal
schools at Bellingham.Wish., Harrison
burg, Va., and Athens, da., are di6-
rieveland. Her father was the late eussed as examples of normal schools
two children. His wife, formerly Miss
!"!:ra Morris, is a ff-mher of one of
the oldest a-id wealthiest families in
Calvary Morris, m'lllona'.re coal man.
Everett is a son of S. T. Everett,
lap'.tal'st. who for vears wa at the
head of the Everett-Moore traction
wm " "
tmtt i li iiiiiii in i J
We will furnish
the first ten people
with us, to pipe three or more rooms for
free gas fixtures to
placing their order
We want the work to
busy for the next week
or two, we ti.
make this free offer at this time.
3 rooms piped for $ 9.00
4 rooms piped for
5 rooms piped for
8 rooms piped for
work of ench of these agencies and become an undertaker.
"The minister should be a part, of
an undertaking establishment," says
Dr. I.eavltt. "How many of us have
realized that the time-worn form of fu
nerals Is a painful one? Why are per
sons subjected to more than necessary
sorrow and brought into loomy antici
pation of a burial by subdued litjhts
and solemn faces? 'Let there be liht.'
In light and truth we should find sur
cease of sorrow and the world would
be the better for It.
"I have not taken the step that, I
have without a thorough study of the
many 6ides of the question involved.
My resignation does not take effect
unt.il April and in the meantime I shall
that, offer regular courses for rural
pchool teachers, based on the special
neds of their respective localities.
In other state normala there are de
partments of rural education, as in
those cf Michigan: the Illinois state
normal school at, Normal; the Klrks
ville normal school at Klrksvllle. Mo.;
and five Wisconsin normal schools.
The rural education department of the
western state normal school at Kala
mazoo, M'ch.. Is considered typical of have prepared myself thoroughly for
this eroun. One year courses for rural the ordeal that confronts me. I would
Lord Brougham Bided His Tims and
Repaid George IV.
With all of his knowledge and talent
Lord Brougham was eccentric and slov
enly In his x,eri""1!1l habits. While be
vns a young and comparatively un
known barrister he was asked to a din
ner at which the prince regent pre
sided. Mr. Brougham's hands needed
washing. The regent's keen eyes rest
ed on them, lie beckoned to a waiter
and save him an order which the man
heard with a scared face, and then
polng out ho speedily returned with a
ewer full of water, soap and a towel.
He carried them to Brougham, pre
senting them with the prince regent's
compliments. The barrister Instantly
withdrew and never afterward referred
to the insult.
Years later, when the prince, now
king, tried to divorce his wife. Brough
am ns her defender ho vehemently sus
tained her cause that she triumphed.
The king's name was not mentioned
during the trial, though the nation
knew that he was secretly the prosecu
tor. Brougham In his speech declared
A I wave
to have you come in
and have your eyes
examined. It costs
nothing and perhaps
we can save you somo
No case too compli
cated for us to cor
rect. J. RAM'S SONS
remove your corns, bun
Feet massage a specialty
Telephone West 810-L.
LILLIAN M. ROUNDS
1022 Yz Third Avenue.
teachers are offered at Valley City. X. like to. and will, do something to take that be saw In the distance the name-
D Lewiston, Idaho, and Greenville, Horn oeatn its rear ana to dispel the 'es iwmwMimr ui ii.ii-m.ih mt-m,
X. C. Certain county normal schools atmosphere of superstition that we quoting wltn tcrrine
nr. ripsier.ied solelv for the nrenaratlon have inherited from the heartless word?:
of rural teachers, as In Wisconsin. So
great has been the lack of trained
teachers in rural education that the
high schools have been pressed Into
service. Thirteen states hsve organiz
ed teacher training courses In the
public high schools or In close connec
tion with them.
And Many Ar the Voices of Rock
! Thirty thousand voices what a
, grand chorus! And thafa the num- wltn etemity
methods of the past. If I can do ever
so little toward this end of helping
humanity to face- death I shall feel
that I have accomplished much that I
have longed to accomplish.
"The funeral has at present no ele
ment of softening or brightening in
fluence. We might well look to the
Chinese in adopting methods of burial
devoid of added anguish. The white
and the flowers of the Chinese take
;from sorrow what gloom and eomber
colors add. Death should be faced in
a rational manner, for has not the
victim of death In most cases been en
tirely rational in coming face to face
though he credits it a cninln aerns-
etfeet Milton's ' the pond. Mr. i.iicns viioien aii'ni
I brosu and, describing the extortionate
rates of the hotels there, tells thu
The other ahane.
If shape It miKht be called. black It story: A departing American was
tood an nlrht. j pvlng his bill with a rueful glance aa
Fierce ten furies .terrible hell. ; b-nvlng. "Milton had It
And ahoolc a dreaUful dart: what Feem'd i . . . ,
ht head I wrong, ' lie said to me, with the free-
The Itkenciia of a kingly crown had on.
Cieorse IV. felt seriously this savage
attack. The nation sided with the
queen, and her defender had paid bU
debt with Interest
Correcting a Quotation.
In his book, "A Wanderer In Flor
ence." E. V. Lucas furnishes a new
reading for that quotation alKmt the
leaves on the brooks of Valiombrosa,
masonry of the plucked, for I knuw
him not. "What be me:ii!t was 'thick
as thieves.' "
"Say. Karl, what do you think of onr
"Haven't we had him once before?"
Bklll and assurance are an Invincible
couple I h-'-h Proverb
ber of American men and women
wfio are publicly praising Doan's
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"Funeral are in nfd of reform, but
I feel that change must move very
lowly. Tbi Is the problem that I
am now confronted with. Custom has
lacmonea tne ages wunout any very
In the interest of
.real human service I feel, and I know.
Mr.. E. Waiaa. aJS Fourth av.n... ! tt there are many others who will
Rock Island. 111.. say: "All I say In Jln wJtn me and ytnpathiie with me.
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