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The Misses Ely's School for Girls YOUNG LADIES' INSTITUTE Windsor,

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Conn.

A Home School for Girls of all ages. Refers to the Board of Examiners of five colleges as to the thoroughness of its instruction, and to its patrons for the care of the health and morals of its pupils. Terms, $350 to $500. For circulars address Miss J. S. WILLIAMS, Prin.

District of Columbia

National Park Seminary

For Young Women, WASHINGTON, D. C. Charmingly located in the suburbs of Washington, D. C., 400 feet above the city; 20 minutes out B. & O. R.R., 20 trains a day; city and country advantages. Station on the grounds.

Its proximity to Washington, whose wonderful educational facilities are offered by no other city. Libraries, Museums, Departments of Government, Foreign Legations, official and social life at the National Capital are all interesting and profitable study.

Its equable climate, free from the rigors of the Northern winter, inviting outdoor life. Tennis, basket-ball, bowling, croquet, riding, etc.

Its complete equipment. Handsome $75,000 building. 330 feet front, 400 feet verandas, Libraries, Laboratory, Fine Gymnasium, extensive and picturesque grounds.

Massachusetts

AMHERST, MASS.

Mrs. W. F. Stearns's Home School for Young Ladies. Reopens Sept. 22, 1896.

Auburndale, Mass. (10 miles from Boston)
FOR

Lasell Seminary Young Women

suggests to parents seeking a good school consideration of the following points in its methods:

1st. Its special care of health.

Resident Nurse supervising work, diet, and, exercise; abundant food in good variety, and well cooked; early and long sleep, a fine gymnasium, furnished by Dr. Sargent of Harvard; bowling alley and swimming-bath; no regular or foreknown examinations, etc.

2d. Its broadly planned course of study,

Boston proximity both necessitates and helps to furmsh the best of teachers, including many specialists; with one hundred and twenty pupils, a faculty of thirty. Four years' course; in some things equal to college work; in others, planned rather for home and womanly life. Two studies required and two to be chosen from a list of eight or ten electives. One preparatory year. Special students admitted if eighteen years or over, or graduates of high schools.

3d. Its homelike air and character.

Training in self-government; limited number (many declined every fall for lack of room), personal oversight in habits, mainers, care of person, room, etc.; comforts not stinted.

4th. Its handiwork and other unusual departments. Pioneer school in scientific teaching of Cooking, Millinery, Dress-Cutting, Business Law for Women, Home Sanitation, Swimming.

Regular expense for school year, $500. For illustrated catalogue address (mentioning The Outlook), C. G. BRAGDON, Principal.

Courses of study planned especially for the development Eastern Teachers' Agency

of womanly women; preparation. 25 teachers, 70 resident pupils. Graduate courses in Music, Art, and Elocution.

A bright, cheery, happy, artistic, and loving home. Health a matter of first consideration. Personal care in sickness and in health. Abundant table. Every home comfort. No Nerve-Straining Examinations; promotions depend on daily grades. Training in CharacterBuilding given by a mother who has made it a study. See catalogue, page 35. Limited number enables us to select our students carefully and to supervise habits, manners, associations, etc.

Provision made for pleasure and happiness as well as study. See our calendar of Pleasant Home Happenings. Expense, $350 to $400. Early application necessary--22 States represented last session. Send for catalogue giving views of the school and opinions of enthusiastic patrons. Address J. A. I. CASSEDY, B.S., Pres., Forest Glen, Md. P. O. Box 211.

The Housatonic Valley Institute Coral Chevy Chase French and English Boarding

Conn.

Among the Berkshire Hills of Northwestern Connecticut.
Home School for boys. Classical, Scientific, Business,
Preparatory Courses. Thirteenth year.
H. B. MacFarland, S. B., L. W. Arnold, A. B., Principals

The Misses Stowe HOMESTEAD

Principals of the SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, Greenwich, Ct. A Family School for 12 Girls.

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Mrs. Mead's School For Girls and Young Ladies College Preparatory and Elective courses of Study Vocal and Instrumental Music, Art, Languages. Certifi cate admits to Wellesley, Vassar, and other colleges. Hillside, Norwalk, Connecticut.

OLD LYME, BOXWood School for Girls

Conn. Elective and college preparatory. Special advantages in Art and Music. Separate department for girls under twelve. Mrs. RICHARD SILL GRISWOLD.

MISCHOOL NOS BOARDING AND DAY

SCHOOL FOR GIRLS. Daily drill in Miss Aiken's method. Prepares for college. For terms and circular apply to Principal Mrs. HARRIET BEECHER SCOVILLE DEVAN, Stamford, Conn.

STAMFORD, CONN.

MISS LOW'S SCHOOL FOR GIRLS Miss Low and Miss HEYWOOD, Principals.

and Day School for Young Ladies.-Half an hour from Washington, D. C., by electric cars. French the Language of the house. Reopens October 1, 1896. Address Mlle. Léa Bouligny, P. O. Station E, Washington, D. C.

WASHINGTON COLLEGE

FOR YOUNG LADIES Thorough courses. Experienced facuity. Bountiful table. Charming location in park of ten acres. New buildings, elegantly furnished.

F. MENEFEE. President, Washington, D. C. Washington, D. C. (Cor. M and Eleventh Sts., N.W.)

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THE CAMBRIDGE SCHOOL A select, private

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Mount Vernon Seminary Best preparation for college. M. ARTHUR GILMAN

English, French, and German Boarding and Day School for Young Girls. Opens September thirtieth. Mrs. ELIZABETH J. SOMERS, Principal.

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France

RANCE, Paris. St. Margaret's Church School. A French and American School for Girls. French the language of the household. Autumn term opens October 1. Terms, $1,000 a year. Address Miss JULIA H. C. ACLY, 50 Avenue d'Jéna.

A teacher will conduct pupils from New York to Paris in September. Address, until Sept. 1, Miss Mary Davy, care Finch. Van Slyck & Young, St. Paul, Minn.

Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY American Home School for Girls Mrs. MARY B. WILLARD, Principal, will spend the month of August in the United States, and will return to Germany with pupils in September. Address 2019 O Street, Washington, D. C.

GERMANY, BERLIN Kleiststrasse, 26. Fräulein Lange's school for young ladies offers the best opportunities in languages, music, art, literature, and home culture. Also Normal course. Beautiful and healthful location. Students enter any time. Best American references.

Maryland

1405 Park Ave., Baltimore, Md.

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RANDOLPH-HARRISON MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE offers three

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Collegiate courses. Music and Art. Library, Laboratories, Cabinets, and Observatory. The sixtieth year opens Sept. 17th, 1896. Board and tuition, $250. Mrs. E. S. MEAD, President.

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Massachusetts

ATTRACTIVE LIFE CALLING An unequaled opportunity for some of our best men and women in the "new profession"-lay Sunday-school and Missionary work. The School for Christian Workers, Springfield, Mass., should enter 100 leaders Sept. 2d in order to begin to fill the demand. New: Ladies' Home, recognized practical missionary instructor, decision by trustees to place Institution on highest educational basis ⚫and secure as president a leader among college and seminary presidents. Arouse your friends and send for catalog.

WESLEYAN ACADEMY WILBRAHAM, MASS.-Both Sexes. Nine Courses. Specialists in Classics, Arts, and Music. Enlarged endowment insures superior advantages at moderate expense. 80th year. Opens Sept. 16, 1896. For Catalogue address Rev. WM. R. NEWHALL, Prin.

QUINCY MANSION

The Quincy Mansion School for Girls Will open at Quincy, Sept. 23. Regular Courses; experienced teachers; special attention paid to vocal and instrumental music; certificate admits to college; new school building; class-rooms on first floor; stairs few and easy; beautiful grounds-four acres; view of Boston, the harbor, and Massachusetts Bay; rooms high and light; fireplaces; steam heat; electric lights: open plumbing; 13 min. ride from Boston. Send for prospectus to Dr. HORACE MANN WILLARD, Wollaston, Mass.

Main Building

Riverview Academy

POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y.

61st year. Gives Boys a thorough preparation for College, for Business Life, and for Govt. schools. Riverview students are found in all colleges and scientific schools. The Instructors, nine of whom are resident, are men of experience in their departments. United States officer detailed at Riverview by Secretary of War. The Buildings of the school are beautifully situated on high ground overlooking the Hudson. Careful attention has been given to drainage, lighting, and ventilation. J. B. BISBEE, A.M.

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PEDDIE INSTITUTE Hightstown, N. J. Fort Edward Collegiate Institute

Prepares for College, Teaching, Business. Courses in German, French, Music, Art. Both sexes. 29th year opens Sept. 9th. Address Rev. JOSEPH E. PERRY, Ph.D., Prin.

For young women and girls. A choice of six courses or special studies. 39th year Sept. 22d, 1896. $350. Illustrated catalogue. JOS. E. KING, Pres., Fort Edward, N. Y.

Miss Kimball's School for Girls Worcester, Lakewood Heights School MISS BENNETT'S SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

Mass.

Thorough preparation for College. Intermediate, Academic, and Special Courses. Send for Illustrated Circular.

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Among the Pines." THOROUGH AND ATTRACTIVE. Classical, Scientific, and Commercial Courses. JAMES W. MOREY, Principal. Lakewood, N. J.

School for Girls.

Irvington-on-Hudson, N. Y. Opens Sept. 23d. 1896, An exceptional school with the most desirable school features, 20 miles from New York. Refers to Charles Dudley Warner, &c. Apply to the Principals,

Miss MAY F. BENNETT, Miss ELEANOR W. ROSE.

Miss Townsend College Preparation. ST. JOHN'S SCHOOL

54 Park Place, NEWARK, N. J.

Miss Dana's School for Girls,
Morristown, New Jersey, will reopen September 23.
Certificate admits to Smith, Wellesley. and Baltimore
Colleges. Music and Art. Resident native French and
German teachers. Nearness to New York affords spe-
cial advantages. Boarding pupils, $700.

The Misses Anable's English, French, and German Boarding and Day School NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY

MANLIUS, N. Y.

Next term begins September 16th, 1896. Apply to WM. VERBECK.

NEW YORK, Newburgh.

The Misses Mackie's School for Girls
Academic and College-Preparatory. Special advantages
in Art and Music. Certificate admits to Vassar and
Wellesley.
One and a half hours from New York.

College Preparation, Art, and Music. Apply for circulars. The Peekskill Military Academy

SUMMIT, N. J. Near New York

Peekskill, N. Y.-63d year. Send for illustrated catalogue. Col. LOUIS H. ORLEMAN, Prin.

The Kent Place School for Girls The Clinton Classical School for Boys

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Young Ladies' Seminary HOUGHTON SEMINARY FRANKLIN COLLEGE NEW ATHENS, O.

Preparation for College. Seminary Course. Post-Graduate Studies. Art, Music, Oratory. For catalogue apply to the Misses SEWALL, Principals.

Montclair Military Academy,

Montclair, N. J.

We aim to know our pupils, and, by earnest attention, to direct their studies wisely. If we fail, we are anxious to dis

For Young Women, affords best facilities for scholarship, culture, and sound moral training amid pleasant, healthful surroundings. College preparatory.

A. G. BENEDICT, A.M., Clinton, N. Y.

CANANDAIGUA, N. Y.

Granger Place School for Girls A Collegiate Course of Study. Diplomas given. Preparatory course admits to leading colleges by certificate. Special attention given to the culture of girls who are not expecting to enter college, but desire a thorough and practical education.

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If you cannot inspect the school, write for a circular.

J. G. MACVICAR,

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CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON

For boarding cadets only. Distinctively military in organization and discipline. Located on the Hudson River four miles from West Point, in a region famous for its beauty and healthfulness. For catalogue address

S. C. JONES, C.E., Superintendent,

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comforts. Write for catalogue.
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Volume 54

F

The Outlook

A Family Paper

Saturday, 18 July, 1896

HE Chicago Convention was far more exciting than the Republican Convention at St. Louis. The earlier Convention was practically a registration body; the later Convention was characterized by a fierce struggle between the two elements in the Democratic ranks, and an apparently final departure from the traditional Democratic positions. An account of the proceedings of the Convention will be found on another page; the platform, together with the minority report of the platform committee, is reprinted in full on page 109, and editorial comment on the platform is made in another column. So far as the action on the free coinage of silver was concerned, the result at Chicago was so definitely foreshadowed that the resolutions finally adopted on this subject gave no surprise to the country at large, although they were somewhat more radical than was anticipated. The abrogation of the time-honored unit rule as to the voting of delegations was also part of the revolutionary character of the proceedings of the Convention. When it came to the question of nominating candidates for the Presidency and Vice-Presidency, the divisions among the free-coinage men indicated in these columns last week became very apparent. The dramatic incident in the Convention was Mr. Bryan's speech, and that speech settled the question of the nomination. It captured the Convention. Neither Mr. Bland, Mr. Teller, nor Mr. Stevenson had any chance after Mr. Bryan's eloquence had assailed the ears of the delegates. The nomination for the Vice-Presidency, as has happened many times before, was mainly a matter of accident, and illustrated anew the absurdity of leaving to the last hours of a great gathering, when the interest is spent and everybody is anxious to get away, the selection of a candidate who may become President of the United States. The currency question, which has been steadily growing in interest and importance for twenty years, is now sharply defined, and the reorganization of parties along the lines of this issue is rapidly going

on.

William Jennings Bryan, the nominee for the Presidency, was born March 19, 1860, in Salem, the county seat of Marion County, Illinois. His father, Judge Silas L. Bryan, was a Virginian by birth, and a man of standing and integrity. Mr. Bryan's early days were spent upon the Bryan farm just outside the village, and he attended the public schools. In 1877 he entered Illinois College in Jacksonville, and four years later graduated at the head of his class.

He thereupon began the study of law in Union Law College, Chicago, at the same time serving his legal apprenticeship in the office of Lyman Trumbull. In 1884. he married Miss Mary E. Baird, who had been a fellowstudent in Jacksonville, graduating from the young woman's seminary in that place the same year that Mr. Bryan graduated from the college, and holding the same rank in her class. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan have been fellow-students ever since for she studied law under him, and kept with him in his intellectual life just as he has kept with her in

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her devotion to domestic life. In 1887 they removed to Lincoln, Neb., and three years later Mr. Bryan was offered the Democratic nomination for Congress. The district had been strongly Republican, but Mr. Bryan canvassed it from one end to the other on the tariff issue, holding joint debates with his Republican opponent, and won by nearly seven thousand majority, In Congress he won his laurels as an orator by a speech on the tariff which was by far the ablest free-trade argument made during the session. In 1892 the Populist party had been organized, and commanded the allegiance of a large portion of Mr. Bryan's farmer supporters. Mr. Bryan, however, secured enough Populist votes to be returned to Congress, and at the new session was Mr. Bland's chief supporter in the fight against the unconditional repeal of the Sherman Act. His speech on the repeal bill was the most scholarly as well as the most eloquent argument for the free coinage of silver that had ever been delivered in the House of Representatives. The State Convention of his party in Nebraska that year repudiated his position, but the year following, after a hard fight, indorsed it by an overwhelming majority. At the close of his second term in Congress he was the candidate of the fusion-Democrats and Populists for United States Senator, but a Republican Legislature was chosen. He has since been editor of the Omaha "World-Herald," that paper accepting his position on the currency question when he assumed the post. His private character, like that of ex-Governor McKinley, is beyond reproach.

Arthur Sewall, the candidate for Vice-President, was born in Bath, Maine, in 1835. His father, William D. Sewall, was a large ship-builder. Mr. Sewall was educated in the public schools, and began his business life as an apprentice in his father's ship-yards. When nineteen years old he formed a partnership with a somewhat older brother in the ship-building business, and the firm was remarkably successful. On the death of his father Mr. Sewall succeeded to his business, and has gone on increasing it during years in which most New England shipping houses have retired from the sea. A few years ago Mr. Sewall became convinced that the age for wooden vessels was past, and, after a prolonged visit to the English yards, erected a modern steel plant in Bath. The firm of which he is at the head are the largest owners of sailing craft in this country. Mr. Sewall has faith that the superiority of American workmanship may yet re-establish our old supremacy in the ship-building industry. Apart from his shipping interests he has been a stockholder in a large number of Maine corporations; was at one time President of the Maine Central Railroad, and is now President of the First National Bank of Bath. It is said that he began the study of financial questions at the time the greenback movement was victorious in Maine. He became a bimetallist, and finally, less than a year ago, declared himself in favor of the free coinage of silver by the independent action of the United States. He was then believed to represent only a small minority of Maine Democrats, but at this year's Conven

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