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VOL. VII.- MARCH, 1861.--NO. III,

PROVIDENCE:
COOK E & DANIELSON, PUBLISHERS,
24 WESTMINSTER STREET

1861.

History......
65 Samples of Fine English......

82 Strike the Knot...." Back to the Wilderness," 67 The Income of a Chinese Schoolmaster

85 The Power of the Human Features..... 67 Phonology.-No. 1.

85 What Constitutes Fitness for the Teacher's

EDITORS' DEPARTMENT.
Work?
68 A Splendid Offer.......

87 Bean Gymnastics....Writing.

69 Meetings of the R. 1. Institute of Instruction. 87 Let it Go........

70 A Tribute to Learning...Framingham Normal Questions on Sea Terms and Phrases...

71 School....Dr. Lewis in Fall River........ 88 Good Habits Indispensable.....

72

PHILOLOGY. An Extract from an Unpublished Poem, enti- The One-Sidedness of Grammatical and Rhetortled, The Golden Era.....

73
ical Teaching....

88 Intellectual Education....

QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN EXAMINATIONS. 90 About Teaching Reading....

76

MATHEMATICS. Education of Royal Childrer.

76 Solution of the Problem in Equations..... 91 The Smack in School.... The Great Problem.. 77 Summation of Series......

92 The Passing Cloud.... Reading....I and J.... 79

NATURAL SCIENCE. School Dangers.... 79 The Microscope....

93 James Ferguson.-No. 2...

80

Book TABLE. The Child at Play. 81 Our Exchanges

95

Providence Eveniug Press Establishment.

NO. 24 WESTMINSTER STREET,

(JONES BUILDING,) PRO V ID EN CE.

COOKE & DANIELSON, proprietors of the above establishment, inrite an increase of the favor already extended to them as the publishers of

1. THE PROVIDENCE EVENING PRESS, The largest daily newspaper in the State, and the only evening paper published in Rhode Island. It always has the latest telegraphic news, the same as contained in the Boston papers received in Providence several hours afterward. City and State intelligence will be found copiously set forth in its columns. Its general news and miscellaneous interesting matter in great abundance give it an additional passport to public favor. Its editorial conduct is strictly upon independent principles, Two editions of this handsomely printed journal are published daily.

THE EVENING Press is furnished to subscribers at the very low price of $0 per annum, payable in advance for any time desired. It is served in any part of the city at twelve cents per week, to such as prefer a weekly arrangement. Single copies, two cents each, may be procured at the office, at the news depots, and of the newsboys.

The Evening Press is a very valuable medium for advertisers, and both yearly and transient advertisers will be dealt with liberally.

2. THE RHODE ISLAND PRESS, Which is equalled in size by only one other weekly Rhode Island paper, contains a very large amount of reading matter, and is suphlied to subscribers at the cheap rate of $1.50 per year, payable in advance. Ten copies will be sent to one address for a year for $10. Single numbers, three cents. Only a limited number of advertisements will be received for this paper, the advertisers in which will find their interest promoted by an arrangement with respect to it.

3. THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOLMASTER.

BOOK AND JOB PRINTING,

The Proprietors of this establishment confidently invite the patronage of the public in connection with their Book and Job Printing Department. They are prepared to execute all kinds of letter press printing with NEATNESS, CHEAPNESS and PROMPTNESS. No pains will be spared to make it to the interest of their friends to transact business of this kind with them.

PROVIDENCE March, 1860.

SCHOOL PIANOS, ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS !

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COTTAGE PIANO, RICH ROSEWOOD CASE,

$150,
Warranted to Prove Good and to Give Satisfaction.

HAVING REBUILT OUR FACTORY, MUCH IMPROVED, WITH ENTIRE NEW MA.

CHINERY. SAVED OUR STOCK OF OLD DRY LUMBER, WE ARE AGAIN

Making our Superior Pianos and Promptly Filling Orders. OUR REGULAR STYLES OF PIANO FORTES, 63, 63, 7, AND 71 OCTAVES,

We continue to make with all the late improvements, at from $200 TO $500, ACCORDING TO SIZE AND FINISH. LARGE DISCOUNTS TO

CASH BUYERS.

ILLUSTRATE! PRICE LISTS AND CIRCULARS FURNISHED ON APPLICATION.

All our Piano Fortes have our Great Improvement:

THE PATENT INSULATED IRON RIM AND FRAME,

Making them the Best and Most Durable in the World.

THESE PIANOS ARE BEING ADOPTED IN ALL THE LARGE SEMINARIES AND

SCHOOLS IN THIS COUNTRY,
Being found far more durable, and keeping in tune longer than any Piano made in the

old way with wooden cases.

X SEND FOR CIRCULARS. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED, OR MONEY AND EXPENSES REFUNDED.

BOARDMAN, GRAY & CO., MANUFACTURERS, ALBANY, NEW YORK. m.my,j

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