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PROCEEDINGS

AND

ADDRESSES

OF THE

ELEMENTARY DEPARTMENT.

DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY INSTRUCTION.

SECRETARY’S MINUTES.

FIRST SESSION.

MARKET HALL, ST. PAUL, Minx., July 10, 1890. The Department of Elementary Instruction was called to order at 3 P.M., by the President, Bettie A. Dutton.

Prayer was offered by Dr. Richardson.
Mrs. Yahony and Miss Faher, of St. Paul, rendered a vocal duet.

Alexander Winchell, of Michigan, read a paper on “Geology in Early Education.”

“Science Training in Primary and Grammar Grades” was the subject of a paper by Gustave Guttenberg, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Guttenberg was followed by Miss J. S. Tutwiler, of Alabama, whose subject was “Our Brother in Stripes in the School-Room.”

The President appointed the following Committee on Nomination of Officers: C. C. Rounds, of New Hampshire; F. L. Soldan, of Missouri; and Miss Abbie Low, of Pennsylvania.

The Department then adjourned.

SECOND SESSION.-JULY 11. The Department met in Market Hall, at 3 P. M.; President Dutton in the chair.

The exercises opened with a song by the children; after which the minutes of Thursday's meeting were read and approved.

The first paper of the session was by William T. Harris, Washington, D. C., on “Fairy Tales and Folk-lore."

The Committee on Nomination of Officers made the following report, which was adopted :

President- -H. S. Jones, Erie, Pennsylvania.
Vice-President-Miss J. S. Tutwiler, Livingston, Alabama.
Secretary-Miss Ellen F. Wheaton, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Another song was given by the children.

“ The Teacher and the Child” was the subject treated by C. B. Gilbert, of Minnesota, and Mrs. D. L. Williams, of Ohio.

After a piano solo, Mrs. J. S. McLauchlan, of Illinois, and C. C. Rounds, of New Hampshire, spoke on “The Teacher and the Parent."

H. S. Jones, of Pennsylvania, read a paper on “The Teacher and his Fellow-Workers."

Mr. Jones was followed by N. A. Calkins, of New York, on "The Teacher and the Superintendent." After a few closing remarks by the President, the meeting adjourned.

WILLIAM E. RICHARDSON, Secretary.

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