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New-York-City Superintendent, report of, 6.

Randall, D. R., county superintendent of Chenango, Normal schools-letter of L. Stephens, Superintendent resolution on town superintendents, 82 ; holds an in

of schools of Pa., extract from, 43; act to incorporate stitute at Oxford, very successful, 139. the State normal school, 86; remarks on, 86; execu- Randall, H. S., county superintendent of Cortland--ac. tive committee of, 111; Aulburd's report on, 145, 180, count of school celebration, 38; circular to schools, 212; general outlines of, 194 ; order to County Super. 107. intendents to appoint pupils in certain cases, 273, 293 ; Randall, 0. W., county superintendent of Oswego--recircular to county superintendents in relation to, 193; marks on reading books, 46; method of teaching, re. address of Hon. S. Young on opening of, 273; regula. port on, 81; communication on writing, 286. tions of, 276, 293; opening of, 283 ; teachers of, 289; Reading-how taught, bow it should be taught, 206; Oneida counts normal school, 301 ; regulations of books, 46. State Normal school, 313 ; State Normal school, 322. Recitation-how conducted, 139.

Register-the school, importance of, 16.

Reynolds, E. R., county superintendent of Orleans0.

notice of town celebrations, 19; resolution on DisOfficial--form of order and receipt for public money 3; Rhode Island-school 'bili examined, 176; schools of,

trict School Journal, 74. notice to town superintendent 33, 129; letter on amusement. 97; certificates of qualification 97,130; certificate

309. | annulled 14; application of public money 129; blanks Rice, E. A, county superintendent of Cattaraugusfor county and town superintendents 129 ; notice to

potice of town celebrations, 18. school officers 161 ; outline of the Normal School 194; Rochester, H E., county superintendent of Monroequalifications of voters 225; orders in relation to ap chosen president of State convention, 67; remarks of, pointing pupils in the Normal School 273, 293.

86; report on female teachers, 6. officers of ihe State convention, 67.

Rochester, -State convention called at, 3; schools of Olmsted, Mr.-remarks on organizing the next conven

26. tion 76.

Rockasellow, J. J, county superintendent of part of, Olney, John, county superintendent of Green-letter on Allegany-letter from, on state of schools, 161. the schools under his charge, 37.

Rockland county Educational Society-proceedings of, Oneida county convention of town superintendents, 167; Ross; A.-his appeal in favor of the Journal.

Normal School, an account of, 304.
Onondaga county-Teachers' Institute of, 281.
Ontario county, convention of town superiotendents,

S. 107 ; O'Reilly, Henry-communication from, to county su: Sanders, Mr.--Spelling book and Readers referred to, 70. perintendents, 268.

Saratoga couniy-convention, 208; Teachers' Iosti. Orleaps county--common school celebration in, 169; tutes, 305.

teachers' association, an account ot, 261: county su- Sawyer, T., city superintendent, New-Orleans-first perintendent's reports, 294.

municipality, extract from report of, 246. Otsego county-convention of town superintendents, Saxony and Prussian schools-an account of, 41.

Schools-Scotch, account of, 39; winter, 243; disçi. Our common schools, 323.

pline, 239; schools, free, report on, 267; our rules for, Oatline Maps-method of uging, 60.

307; Brattleboro, 310; opinion of Frederick William, King of Prussia, on, 247; houses-utility of having

good, 282; system, plans for giving greatest efficiency P.

to, 16; organization, report on, 79; defects of, 88; Page, D. P.--teacher in Normal School, 289; deserved

drawing in, 89; system, defence of, 131 ; officers, no. compliment to, 289.

tice to, 164; public examinations of, 163'; house dedi. Palmer, Thomas H.-letter to the State convention, or.

cated, 167 ; indifference of parents to, 156; system, fering his services to lecture in any county where he

Orange resolutions against, 174; conventions, rewas specially invited, 70: letter from, stating when

marks on, 176; system, letter against, 177, 178; their he would resume his lectures, 225.

prospects, 208. Patchin, Ira, county, superintendent of Livingston-re. Seneca county Teachers' Institute, 307

Scotland-a contrast in, 117. port on vocal music, 6; resolve to quthors, 70; on Shumway, E. s., county superintendent of Essex Te: the inportance of the D. S. Journal, 77; report on ag. riculture, 63; letter from, giving an account of books

port op political science, 84; on vocal music, 4, 83 ; taken out of the library at Moscow, 167.

remarks on District School Journal, 77. Patrons--co-operation of, in school matters, 163.

Slade, Governor-extract from message, recommending Pennsylvania-extracts from Annual Report of State Slade, Israel--letter on geological exchanges: 81.

the New York system, 244. Superintendent of, 326. Perkins, Geo. R.- Arithmetic and Algebra spoken of, 70;

Smith, E , county superintendent of Schobarie-extract teacher in Normal School, 289.

from report of, 6. Philom-communication on free schools, 58.

Smith, Samuel A., county superintendent of Suffolk Physiology, 323.

his circular to town superintendents, 200; his ac. Pierce, 0. B.-advocates the superiority of his gram. Smith, E. A , town superintendent of Hempstead-ox.

mar in Slate convention, 70. Political science-report on, 84.

tract from report of, 136. Potter, Dr. A., of Union College-remarks on corporal Spencer, R. H county superintendent, Allegany--re. punishment, 73 ; substitutes a resolution for Mr. Ran.

solution on Physiology, 74; letter on the state of the · dall's, 74; moved a re-committal of resolution, on Sprague, F. B, county superintendent, Fulton-report

organization, 75 ; opinion of, on organizing the 'next convention, 76; on D. S. Journal, 77.

on studies to be pursued in district schools, 81, 82 ; Poughkeepsie-an account of the free school of, 58.

letter on neatness of school-room, 259 ; letter to, Prussia and Saxony schools-extract from Mr. Mann's Stetson, R. R., town superintendent, Brandon-letter

on report on, 41. Psychology, or the science of the mind, 290.

on celebration of schools, 200. Public money-form of order and receipt for, official, 3.

Stevens, A. S, county superintendent Wyoming-inter. Pulteney school celebration letter on, 137.

esting accounts of school celebrations, 202, 263. Punctuation-extract from Boyd's Rhetoric on, 288.

Stevens, D. H., county superintendent, Franklin-report Putnam Worthy-county snperintendent of Chautau. on corporal punishment, 34; account of celebration

que, aotice to teachers and town superintendents, 136. Sweet, Professor-his work on elocution referred to, annual report of, 278.

70; resolution of thanks for his services at Saratoga R.

institute, 306.

Subscribers-notice to, 85. Randall, S. S., General deputy--his resolution approv. Suffolk county-convention of town superintendents,

ing Normal School, 76; resolution on corporal pun. 267 ; notice to teachers and others, 2002 ishment, 72; remarks on, 73; views on the report on Superintendent, State-see Young, Samuel, Hon; and text-books, 90; reply to M. H. Cash in defence of Benton, Hon. N. S. school system, 131 ; on physical education, 299 ; on Superintendents, county-daties of, 196, 226, 256 ;"when mental and moral culture, isl ; duties of county su to grant certificate, who to inspect schools in certain perintendents, 196, 226, 267.

cases, 97, 98; blanks, how sent, 1:29 ; returns, bow


to be made, 129; in certain cases how to grant certi: Washington county-convention of the southera part ficates

of qualification, 130; to distribute Digest," of, 109. 161; circular to, in relation to Normal School 193; Wawarsing-district school association, 22. notice to, to communicate names of pupils, 257 ; or. Wayne county-convention of towa superinteadeats, der to, as to filling vacancies in Normal Sehool, 273;

236. regulations as to admission of pupils, board, &c., West Carlton--school celebration, 170. communicated to, 293; list of county superintendents, Westchester county-convention of town superintend300; reports, review of, 49.

ents, 237 ; superintendent's report, 262; school meetSuperintendents-county and town-their plans, labors ing in, 319. and results, 106, 135, 161, 227, 259, 277, 302.

Wetmore, W. S., county superintendent of Oneida-
Superintendents, 'town-annual meeting of, recom. views on union schools. 78.
mended, 19; convention of, 162 ; official order to, in Wheeler, A. C.-on D. S. Journal, 77.
relation to form of receipt, 3 ; on taking out and pre. Wickham, 0. 0.-presents his school ledger and Hole
serving Journal, 33; when to grant certificates, 97; brooks' apparatus at state convention, 70.
how to apply public money, 129; to return library Williamsburgh-school-house dedicated in, 167.
books, 130; when not to grant certificates of qualifi: Willson, H., county superintendent of Allegany--annu-
cation, 130 ; to distribute " Digest of school system,” al report of, 92, 109.
161; to retain library money in certain cases, 273 ; ; Wilsea, J. O., county superintendent of Orleans-aa.
to town superintendents, 322.

nual report of, 284.
Woodin, 'D. G., county superintendent of Columbia-

presented and read report on moral instruction, at

state convention, 71, 77. Teachers-female, extract from the report of H. E. Wright, Albert, county superintendent of Washington Rochester on. 6; extract from the report of D. Mc

-remarks on organizing the next convention, 76; letFarland and R. S. Hughston 8; extract from the

ter from, giving an account of school celebrations,

173. report of E. Comstock and S. Moulton, 8; drills Writing-how it should be taught, 2, 86. 17; department, 206, 238, 265, 286; examination of

264. Teaching-theory of, 264. Temple Marsena, county superintendent of Madison

Y. report in favor of county and town associations, 81. Text-book-plan for introducing, 17; report on, 79. Yates county-our rules, adopted, 307; association, reThomas, P. H., county superintendent of Rensselaerresolution on corporal punishment, offered at State Young, Samuel-state certificates granted by, 3, 200 ;

port of, 173. convention, 69; resolution on the Bible, offered by,

notice to town superintendents, 33, 129; letter on 74, 75; remarks on organizing the next State conven

amusement, 97; grants certificates of qualification, tion, 76.

97; directs 'when certificate should be annulled, 124; Tidd, Nathan, county superintendent of Chemung-re.

public money, application of, 129; blanks for town port on school organization, 79.

and county superintendents, 129; form of making Troy--public sehool celebration, 235.

out library report, 130 ; grants certificates of qual.

ification, 130; notice to school officers, 161; circular U.

to county superintendents in relation to the Normal

School, 194; qualification of voters, 226; order in Union schools-utility of, 76; discussion on, 78.

relation to appointing pupils in the Normal School Ulster county-convention of towa superintendents, 273, 293 ; duties of town superintendent in relation 106.

to the D. S. Journal, 273 ; address on opening the
Normal School, 273 ; apoual report, 293 ; grants state

certificate, 313 : annual report, distribution of, 313.

Youth's Miscellany, 27, 29, 30; the Roman Forum, 118;

Spartan festival, 119; Athens, 120 ; South Africans, Van Ingen, Rev. Mr., of Rochester--remarks on corpo and the letter, 120; Tea, culture of, 121; Elephants, ral punishment, 69, 70; on organization, 75.

capture of, 1:22; Morse's Electro Magnetic Telegraph, Vermont-extract from the Governor's message, 244 ; 123; a literary curiosity, 124; lines on A, B, C, 1211 school, supervision in, 268.

Mahogany, 152; young, counsels for the, 154; archi-
tecture, Gothic, 155; home travelling, 185; cotton,
916; Leopard hunting, 349; affection of insects for

their young, 350; excess in the pursuit of knowledge, Wadsworth, Janes, Hon.-notice of his death, 118. 250 ; influence of domestic animals, 25



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