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The r>a,ilv Review.
Towanda, Pa., Wednesday, Dec. 27, 1881. EDITORS . • P. W. ALVOI'T). NOPI K N.ALVORD tt S9ai*y itepietr" Only 35 r.rntu per Month. Try it! Bradford County Teachers Institute. MONDAY, KDec. 20, 1881. FIRST DAY—MORNING SESSION. Devotional exercises were conducted by Rev. C. T. Hallo well. Supt. Ryan by his methodical arrangements was able to assign work, and in fifteen min utes the organization had so far advanced that the different " sections" were sent to the ciass-rooms for a drill in arithmetic. A " section" consists of the teachers occu pying a row of scats, these divisions being necessary for economizing tunc. They are known by letters and extend to K, —A being first. Miss flattie Bogart of Towanda and Mr. H. E. I )ann of Canton, were appointed Sec retaries. The following were appointed a committee on methods. Mr. Burgan, Mr. Albert, Mr. Quinlan, Mr. Ilorf m, Mr. Case and Mis McKean. Tho e assigned to the sections as instruc tors, were Mr. Burritt. Mr. Marshall, Mr. Eugene Thompson, Mr. Bovingdon, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Browson. Mr. Harding, Miss Ine, Smith. Miss Spalding, Miss Ilillis and the section composed of teachers in the graded schools left to select. All sections were ie.t free to change instructors if de- L diuide and longitude were taken up in Main Ilall at 10.43, and interesting methods given by Messrs Bovingdon, Marshall, Bron n, Munn, Burritt and Prof, llyan. Adjourned at 12.15. AFTERNOON SEBSION. Opened with singing "All Together Again." B. M. Peck. Esq., of the Towanda school board, was introduced, and in a cordial man ner tendered the teachers a welcome, and the free use of the graded school building which they occupy. lie spoke for a few minutes impressing valuable suggessions upon the minds of those present. Mr. MeCollom on the part of the teachers, from the west, Mr. Burritt, for the southwest, and Mr. Harding for the north, returned thanks for the wel une. The enrolling clerks, Mr. Louny Ryan and Mr. Chubbuck, had by this time, assigned seats to nearly four hundred teach ers, and recorded tlicr names, etc. Supt. Ryan urged upon teachers their duty under the new law more than ever to use ev e.y effort to increase the efllcicucy of the In sutut and the necessity of prompt atten dance and registry, that no mistakes might occur m his report to the different boards of directors the attendance of teachers. The > r r'tiee on methods reported, and Miss Morrison was called up< n. She gave a lan guage iosson for primary pupils, uses slates :■ d * aches the use of capitals, pauses, etc. Miss Inez Smith gave a method combining the sounds of letters and building of senten c \s. Mr. lleverly gave his methods with those i .idins in 4th and sth readers; believes in analysis and teaches punctuation. A mis ce'lrneous exercise in which several took pait, next interested the audience; alter Wii'ch grammar was taken up in the class 'room. RECESS. M'ss McKean took up the subject of teach* ' -g young pupils to read. Miss Jennings gave her method in the third reader. Remarks and suggestions were made by- Mr. Burritt, Mr. Wood, Mr. Munn, Mr, Bronson, Mr. Duggan, Mr. Bovingdon, Mr. McCollom, Mr. Harding. After remarks by c j-upl. questions were collected for the query box. Prof. McCollum being called up on gave his views of Prof. Marshall's lecture upon the National Park. He said he consid ered it one of the most interesting and in structive he had ever heard. A Literary committee was appointed consisting of the structors. Committee on discussion reported resolu tions for evening discussion. Adjourned to meet at 7 o'clock. EVENING SESSION. "Refuge" having been sung, as an intro duction, Sir. Ryan gave a short talk and then opened the query box. Questions in arithmetic, grammar, practice of teaching, etc., were read and answered. This being a very useful and interesting ex erci.se by its pleasing variety. All frivalous questions being discarded if placed in the box MUSIC. At 7.45 Hon. E. L. Hillis was introduced and gave an interesting lecture entitled. llovv Our Laws are Made. He thinks civil gov ernment text books should be introduced into schools, and the civil system of Pa. es pecially studied. The speaker gave due at" tention to the different branches of the sub ject, but treated of the Legislative more par ticularly, giving its composition and manner of working, work performed, and time con sumed, etc., etc. At the close of the lecture a vote of thanks wa tendered. After a short discussion of this resolution to-wit: that the egotism of teachers in discarding text books and using methods of their own is injurious to our schools. The institute adjourned to meet at t) o'clock, a. m. The Five Cent Store is now receiving an immens stock of fall and winter goods and the enterprising proprietors invite the public to call and examine. Books by eminent authors and Poets, in the finest bindings suitable for holiday pres ents, at WHITCOMR'S. Large invoice of foreign and domestic wines and liquors expressly adapted to the holiday trade, just received at John Sullivan's, No. 4, Ilale's block, Bridge st. dec. 19—2w. IMPORTANT TO TRAVELERS.— SpeciaI in ducements are offered you by the BURLING TON KOUTK. It will pay you to read their advertisement to be found elsewbore in thi paper. A large assortment of neat Stationery, just received Jewel Boxes, Work Boxes, Toilet and Nail sets in plush and leather Goods at Whitcomb's Book Store. No trouble to show goods. Any industrious, practical farmer, with a small capita], can lioar of an opportunity to buy a farm on terms which will enable him to pay for ot out of the profits. For particul ars enquire at this ofiice. Chains and Lockers in endless variety, com prising all the new styles, at ED MOUILLESS KAUX'S. For the finest line of smokers goods for Christmas presents, go to John Sullivan's on Biidgest. dec. 19—2w. 50 all Cliromo Cards sent post paid for 10 cents, with name. Address, F. I'. Carnochan, Fashionable Gaud Printer. Towanda, Pa. Christmas Cards, New Year Cards, Birth day, Wedding and Condolence Cards, at WII ITCOMII'S, The Celebrated Milwaukee Lager on draught a the Park Restaurant. Don't fail to go to JOHN SULLIVAN'S on Bridge street, for the best five cent cigar. Cape Cod Cranberries, the largest and best grown, for sale at E. F DITTUICII & Co.'s. Kerosene Burners for Oil Lanterns at C. P. WELLES' Crockery 90c store. SOMETHING NEW! —One of the leading fea tures of New York City is the eagerness with which the people accept any decided improvement* that may he introduced. The rush now in that city is for the new kind of Seidlitz Powders, which far ex cel the old kind, being as pleasant as lemonade. They arc called Seidlitine beidlitz Powders—put up in two neat wooden boxes and sold for live cents each. CLARK 11. PORTER, Agent. BUSINESS LOCALS. All the new Banks and Toys at C. P. Welles' 99c store. For First Class Custom Boots and Shoes, go to Morgan McMahon's Shop, over Burchill Brothers M arblc Works. Repairing of all kinds neatly done. Headquarters for DOLLS! Dolls Heads, Bodies, and Arms, at C. I'. Welles' Crockery and 99c store. Cliildrens Books, Small and Large. Lowest Pri ces. at C. P. Welles' Crockery and 99c store. CiiAKLES A KENS lias taken the Barber Shop late ly occupied by I'ATTINANTO, in Patton Block, and soPcits a share of public patronage. He is an ex perienced barber and understands ail branches of the business. New Majolica at C. P. Welles' Crockery and 99c store. THE VERY LATEST— StyIes in men's, chil tlren's and boys' suits, overcoats and fur nishing goods can be found at Jacob's Cloth ing House as lie has just opened tin immense stock of Fall and Winter goods. Buy Knapp's Superior Flavoring Extracts for family use, warranted pure. Lamp Wicks, Fletchers host, by tl 3 yard at C. I'. AVells' Crockery store. 'The best a and 10 cent Cigars ever Smoked, at the Park Street Cigar Store, South side Mercur block. Have you ever tried that superb tobacco for sale at the Park Street Store, Mercur block? It can't he beat. George Carter having opened a Barber Shop one door South of the Methodist Church, solicits sharea of the public patronage. George is a Good Barbei, Give him a call. You will find the finest selection of Sterling Sil ver ware at Hendelman's. HO P E for tiie DEA F. I >!•. Peck's Artificial Ear Drums PERFECTLY RESTORE TIIE HEARING AND PERFORM TIIE AVORK'OF the Natural Drum. Always in position, but invisible others. All conversation and even vtimsr heard distinctly. We refer to those us'ng them. Send for descriptive circular with tos mrniai Oct. IS, ISSI* Address 11. P. K. PECK & CO., 85 I3KODWAY,SN.Y. DOWN! DOWN! From this date and until further notice, we have resolved to sell out our entire stock of Heavy Winter Goods, Overcoats, Boots and Shoes, at cost, in order to make room for our large Spring and Sum mer stock, at the Great Boston Clothing House, just opened in Means' Block, Main Street. SH. BEAN, Pip ill and Ornamental Painter, AND PAPER HANGER. All work in his line promptly executed on eli or notice. From long experience both in city and country, he prides himself on being able to suit the most fastidious. smn6 c' J VwU OlTer a large and attractive stock of Dry Goods, at very low prices, which you are invited to call and examine. Also, a complete assortment of Fancy Goods suitable for the Holiday Trade. Silk Handkerchiefs, Linen & Embroidery, Ha nd k e rchief?, Spanish Ties and Fichues, Hos iery, Gloves, Underwear. For the balance of the year will sell Shawls, Cloaks and Furs regardless of Cost and Seasonable Dress Goods much below value. Cloths suitable for Ladies Ulsters, also Gents Suitings, un laundried Shirts, Socks, Silk & Linen Handkerchiefs, in fact every thing pertaining to Ladies or Gents Ward- )be. EVANS & HILDRETH. To wan da, Pa. QTEDGE'S TONIC FOR THE HAIR A sure cure for Dandruff aud all other diseases ot trie Scalp. Stops the hair from falling out; invigorates the hair nerves; cleanses the hair perfectly and gives it a beautiful and healthy gloss tka cannot be obtained without its. use. &3P*Pnce 50 cents per Bottle. Manufactured and sold by U. V. STEDGE, TO WAN DA, I'A