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JOURNAL

OF

PROCEEDINGS AND ADDRESSES

OF THE

NINTH ANNUAL MEETING,

HELD AT

MEMPHIS, TENN.,

DECEMBER 27-29, 1899.

1899.
Publisbed by the Association.

FOR SALE BY THE
SECRETARY OF THE ASSOCIATION,

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KNOXVILLE

* TENNESSEE

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Calendar of Meetings ....
Officers .........
Executive Committee ..

State Managers ........

Local Committees ......

Treasurer's Report ......

Journal of Proceedings ...

GENERAL SESSIONS-ADDRESSES.

Addresses of Welcome and Responses .........

President's Address ..........

The Study of Arrested Development in Children as Produced by

Injudicious School Methods-Win. T. Harris ....

Influences that Determine the Trend of Education—Ino. L.

Buchanan ........

A Moral Curriculum- Wm. W. Smith .......
Tripartite Education-B. F. Johnson ....
Some Problems of Education in Maryland-G. Washington W
The Success of the College Graduate--J. C. Jones ....
A Practical Phase of Education—R. B. Fulton ........

Washington's Work for Education-Chas. W. Dabney....

The Three Chief Allies of American Civilization-Alexander

Hogg ...

.......110

Character: A Study in Correlation-Miss Jenny M. Higbee ......120

From the Primary School to the University---James K. Powers....130

English in the Secondary Schools,C. Alphonso Smith ..........138

The Superintendent and his Work-J. H. Hinemon .. ....147

Stumbling Stones in Grammar-Miss Emma B. Browne..........154

Influence of Women's Clubs in Education-Mrs. S. B. Anderson. .159

A Lecture on English Spelling-). B. Heiskell ........

Women's Clubs as an Educational Factor---Mrs. Neil W. Carothers 177

Bridging the Gulf Between the Home and the School-J. C. Wood-

ward .................. ........ ..........................183

Demands upon University Curriculum-A. H. Purdue ..........188

Voluntary Election versus Required Studies-). H. Raymond....200

The Business College as it Should Be-B. B. Jones...............215

Experimental Psychology in the Normal School and the College-

Miss Celestia S. Parrish ....................................221

Education and Crime-E. C. Branson ....

Schools of the Northwest-). M. McCallie ......

....246

The Duty of the State Toward Higher Education-). H. Kirkland. 255

Education in the Old South and in the New South-John IV. Aber-

crombie ..........:

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Industrial Training in Public Schools-J. G. Wooten ..... ....272

Public School Education for Girls: What it Should Be-Mrs.

Electra Semmes Colston ......

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The Child the Center-Charles C. Rounds ........

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School Directors: Their Selection and Duties-H. L. Whitfield. . 293

How to Improve our Rural Schools---J. C. Hardy ...

Scientific Temperance Instruction--Mrs. W. B. Robberson........306

Libraries Essential to Public Schools-F. M. Beers ..............311

The Kindergarten as an Educational Force-Francis E. Cook......314

DEPARTMENT OF KINDERGARTENS.

Secretary's Minutes ...

Summaries of Papers and Addresses .......

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LIST OF MEMBERS

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CALENDAR OF MEETINGS

SOUTHERN EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION.

Place.

President.

Date.

I. Moorehead City, .........J. H. Shinn,

.. July, 1890 Montgomery .........S. Palmer I II. Lookout Mountain ........J. H. Shinn......... .... July, 1891 III. Atlanta ....................S. Palmer ........ · July, 1892 IV. Louisville .................W.F. Slaton .................. July, 1893

V. Galveston ................W. H. Bartholomew.......... Dec., 1894 VI. Hot Springs ..............J. R. Preston ................. Dec., 1895 VII. Mobile ................... J. H. Phillips .

Dec., 1896 VIII. New Orleans... ......... Geo. J. Ramsey ............ Dec., 1898

IX. Memphis , ................. Junius Jordan ................ Dec., 1899

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SOUTHERN EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION.

OFFICERS FOR 1898–1899.

GENERAL ASSOCIATION.
President-Junius Jordan, Fayetteville, Ark.
Vice-President-Geo. J. Ramsey, Clinton, La.
Secretary-P. P. Claxton, Greensboro, N. C.
Treasurer-Jno. D. Yerby, Mobile, Ala.

DIVISIONS
Elementary Education: Miss Celestia S. Parrish, Chairman.
Secondary Education: J. H. Hinemon, Chairman.
Industrial Education: D. B. Johnson, Chairman.
College and University Education: Wm. W. Smith, Chairman.
Normal School Training: P: P. Claxton, Chairman.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
Alabama ..............J. W. ABERCROMBIE...... Montgomery.
Arkansas ............. J. J. DOYNE ................ Little Rock.
Florida ...............W. L. FLOYD ......... Gainesville.
Georgia
..G. R. GLENN

Atlanta. Kentucky ...... ... ... .J. M. McCALLE ....... ... Henderson. Louisiana ..... ..J. V. CALHOUN

Baton Rouge. Mississippi ........... H. L. WHITFIELD. ........ Jackson. Maryland ............ HENRY A. WISE........... Baltimore. Missouri .R. H. JESSE .

Columbia. North Carolina ........W. L. POTEAT ............ Wake Forest." South Carolina .D. B. JOHNSON .

.Rock Hill. Tennessee ............ FRANK M. SMITH

. Nashville. Texas ................. T. R. SAMPSON.............. Sherman. Virginia .J. W. SOUTHALL.

Richmond West Virginia ......... J. H. RAYMOND............ Morgantown. Arizona ..............J. F. DABBS ................ Tucson.

STATE MANAGERS.
Alabama .............J. H. PHILLIPS ............ Birmingham.
Arkansas ..
.J. H. HINEMON

Pine Bluff.
Florida ............... TOM F. McBEATH ........ Jacksonville.
Georgia .
.G. G. BOND

Athens.
Kentucky
B. B. JONES

.Lexington. Louisiana ..... ...... WARREN EASTON

New Orleans. Maryland ..... .G. W. WARD

. Westminster. Mississippi ...........J. C. HARDY ............... Jackson.

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