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   Estherville Democrat (Newspaper) - April 29, 1896, Estherville, Iowa                                ERVILLE VoL EMMET APRIL A Time Cedar fepUs Route In effect October Trains leave Esthervllle us follows TRAINS No 63 S Falls A Watwn Pass a Worthton P freight No A TSAINS Chicago Fast P Way A Kjwrlgerntorg leave Ksthervllle aa follows Monday and Thursday a 62 ana 63 are Balance of are dally except Butherville and Armstronjr Pally Stage Armstrong at T oclock and Brtherville at 2 Passengera car fled at reasonable Read Before the Farmers at the March by Subject What Can be Done Through Public Schools for QENERAL BECHKT Commandery meets in regular conclave 3d Tuesday each A Star Lodge Reg ular commnnlcationg on or Regu Jar meeting every Monday En eampment meeting 2nd and 4th Lodge every Wednesday ot Red Gauntlet Lodge meet 1st and 3rd Fridays each Dlvlson meet ing 2nd Thursday night each of 1st Tuesday and 3rd Mon day in each meets ut Masonic at 10 every 3rd Sunday each Of Lodge Meetings every 2nd and 4th ench ut oclock 2nd and 4th Reg ular meeting second Saturday each of Defiance 30 at Odt Fellows Hall every 3rd Friday of each montl at 8oclock at Odd Fellow hull the 1st and 3rd Friday of every A WELLWRITTEN the PHBBHYTEIU at 11 u m and 7pm rSundayschool at Prayer meeting Wed nesday meets Sundto evening nt in tho lecture and Sunday school at Prayer meeting Thursday eve us nt 11 and 8 us every 3rd Sunday nt by REGULAR at Court Hous hall by AMEBICAN SUNDAYSCHOOL Gibson missionary for Pnlo and Kossuth Address EmmetH CITY COUNCILMENXlst Ward Hrowuf 2nd Ward George Ward Edward t COUNTY WARREN Attorney SAML of Schools INEZ LBONARA Francis Josie Maggie Minnie Sue Mattie Tollif Myrtle Minnie Third Ward Marie Abbie Bessie Heelen question by the probability of its ever being introduced into the county sup erintendents list of examination ques This should not But very few of the pupils will be needed as The establishment of the public school system was upon the theory that if educated they would be better fitted for any honorable place in the The industries rather than the pro fessions should be kept in view in the school They should have at least a larger share of attention than they have heretofore But now what can they do for agriculture or rather what can be done for agricul ture through the public schools In the first place they can create an interest in the subject of They can do much toward developing a respect for agriculture as an occu Too often the tendency of the boys advancement in education is to wards something so than It is presented before the pupil too often as an incentive that if he is studious and successful in his studies he may rise to something more honorable than a tiller of the That may be he can get to be a a a a or maybe president of tho United If the teacher hears boy announce his de termination to be a she too often looks upon it as an indication of failure upon her part to awaken proper aspiration in tho mind of the pupil and she is apt to feel that if such is the case there is little use of his Now this should be impressed upon the mind of every pupil that farming is one of the most if not tho most honorable of all occupations and that education is as absolutely neces sary for a honorable farmer as for any one It should be pointed out that tho reason of so many failures with farmers is because of lack of proper preparation in tho way of education for tho it should bo impressed upon tho minds of the that every science lays its tribute at the feet of the farmer that while ho should endeavor to know everything about something he should also especially while to know something about Despise no and no principle or truth in any science for you do not know when or how it may be of use to Teach tho pupil not to think be cause ho has determined to be a farmer that therefore ho may listlessly glide The title when the writer vol unteered this was What Can Our Schools do for but he secretary has amended it to the above and I cheerfully accept he amendment because it more clear y implies the thought that there must je a cooperation on the part of the patrons and especially of tho farm ele ment or nothing can be done for agri ulture either by or through the public The term public schools might be made to include the whole school sys tem from the university down and es pecially the agricultural In this we propose to give our attention to what the country schools can do for By ag ricultilre we mean farming in the sense it should be understood in our own section of tne What then can our country schools do for farming Tho question will most likely confront us at the outset can they do anything Are the schools not already overburdened with studies and work to be done Have tho schools so complotly fulfilled the requirements already enjoyed that they are idly waiting until some one can think of something more for them to do Is it true that our scholars finish their three Rs writin and rith together with their physiology and other studies now imposed so long before their school years are closed that they are compelled to quit the public schools simply for the lack of something to do Such is certainly not the On the contrary a large per cent of our schol ars arrive at the ages when for various reasons they must or do quit school without being able to read or under stand only every easy book or tho sim ple articles in or to write a simple business or friendship letter without gross errors in punct uation and There are boys nearly big enough to go with the girls that cannot compute the interest on a promissory and some of them dont know the multiplication Girls arrive at the age of young woman hood whose practical knowledge grammar is too limited to enable them through school days with the idea that to correctly use the verbs to be found chosen an occupation for the iu the first men uture that will require no preparation n Impress upon him that in arming in the future us in the past to farmer who Special Sale OF Trimmed Hats We have over 100 Trimmed comprising all our pattern at Special Sale We do this to make room for our largo lino tf Summer Ladies Trimmed others ask our price 35 Ladies Trimmed others ask our price 75 Ladies Trimmed others ask our price 50 Ladies Trimmed others ask our price 50 Ladies Trimmed others ask our price 75 All our Pattern Hats that were all go at nearly ONEHALF Laidies Sailor Hats 25c to Childrens Tarns 50c and 75c COME IN AND SEE OUR CHOICE NEWBERRY MILLINERY arfe stoutly opposed by parents as well I know whereof I farmers often send their boys and to school with that I dont want my boy or girl to have to wdrk as I I want them to get an to learn the books so they do something I want them to teach or be doctors or So 1 dont want them kept back talking about and working examples in things about the Hurry them along so they can get a We dont believe HENRY FRANK PROFESSIONAL i Physician and Successor to Salisbury All call promptly Medical and diseases of women a Special office hours Wednesdays and Satur days from 2 to 4 Office waiting room open from9 till 8 Sundays 12 till 1 Office over Residence north 7th street 3 doors from Uaptist c Physician and Calls promptly attended duy or Rooms over Klopps store on Sixth Attorney ut Does u general Rcul Fstato and Loan Office on Lincoln street opposite Physician and Office over 1st National Bank Residence opposite Presbyterian Calls promptly attended day or Physician und Calls promptly attended Office over Birueysdrug Residence 2nd home west of Presbyterian church or 1st house south of Bullis blacksmith Physical A Attend to ull culls promptly in the city and Office over Smiths jewelry All work Both general and locul anesthetics used for puiuless extraction and Office over Stuuhope Brothers 8 to 12 and 1 to SWBTT Attorneys at Money to Lund for collec made and insurance ALLEN A Attorneys at Collections a Does every description of dental work All work OJBoe over Petersons FOR few residence lots iu location for Enquire at up to be voters without whether tho congress meets at Wash Leadville or London whether its du ties are to make adjust county claims or to make a and ver ily believe they willsoon vote for a wo do not propose this subject with a view of filling a long felt want of the schools for something at which to employ their Neither do I be lieve that any of these subects be left out in order to make room for the work suggested by this In deed I believe that others should be In no portion of the whole circle of universal knowledge should be as cannot be classified as elementary and ATS no more elementary than are natural philosophy or There are prin ciples in with applications that are easier than others in the same Sciences are all so that neither one can be carried to any great degree of perfection with out some knowledge of each of the Thus with the whole field of knowl edge thrown I would have such things taught in our schools as will as far as possible to of the most practical use to the pupil iu after life without regard to whether it would belong to this 01 that particular science as classified by ancient school With this view of the whafcau be of more importance to the boys and girls of an agricultural com munity than those things in any sci ence which pertains to the occupation that they will most likely follow and all things it is mosl advisable they should follow In point of fact there is no law pre scribing what branches shall be taughi in the public There is a list of subjects given in which teachers must be examined by the county superintendent iu order to get a cer But that does not imply tha the time of the school is to be all taken up with these unless it be couoeive that the only object of these schools is to educate more I have seen teachers that seem to measure the practical usefulness of any subject or yahy man ever Sold lots of goods in which ho him self had no Courage dont hold out when you know you are lying all the Every salesman knows how that We believe in the superior quality of the follow ing brands of goods which are sold exclusively by us in CHASE SANBORNS co ome the farmer who today is i industrious student of what uis been learned in tho will leave behind him the farmer who today is dliug away precious hours in school playing truant from its This iiay bo attained in different iot the application of scientific truth to farming be pointed out as they are Let the subject to be pre sented be chosen also with that iu Show instances where knowledge on the farm was Then there may be reading from agricultural mpers upon the Some of our school readers might be improved tukipg out of them some of the almost meaningless and objectless prices and hsertiug in their places some articles rom seed catalogues on cultural direc Then there are tables per taiuiug to that could be inserted iu the The tables of analysis with examples apprehended for making balanced would certainly be as practical as the table for mason work with ex Tho ancient philosopher disdained to be One of them so far for got himself once as to ascribe the in vention of the potters wheel to philosophy another the invention of the arched These wore stoutly declaimed by tho school of philos They said that the true phil osopher docs not stoop to such things as potters wheels aiid true philosopher duos not care whether he has an arched roof or any This same spirit is something manifest ed iu the school of The useful and practical is often sneered Our schools need to be Scholars go through mesuratiou but are notable to measure a or a piece of They go through grammar or language lessons without its having any per ceptable effect on their But who shall do this It might be said the They cannot do it Too afteu are the efforts of the teachers in that direction frowned Parents too often measure their cbildrens progress simply by the number of pages of textbook passed The efforts of the teacher at thoroughness and practical application Uucolored Jupun 44 India and Ceyloi Monsoon Teu a grude of Black Ten used largely by En gllsh people Celebrated Crack ivenneuy s crti cookies am Wafers in Fancy Baking Powder i at Canned Fruits an Canned Lobsters an Potted illv Whifp New York Stttte ful1 YTIIllC cream I Inn Laundry excellent for Uliu iii hard 1 bars for warrantees allOW strictly pure leaf lard kettle per Hi The above goods we recommend and guarantee to give entire satis We are unusually careful in the matter of quality and our prices should attract attention from those who want good Phone GRAND ARMY TO CEDAR VIA THE Illinois Central 1 In thiit every Iowa meinber of und Soim of Veterans and ull their frieiiiU muy utttmd the Annual Encampment to be held ut Cedar April 29th and a rate of One fur tho lioiiud Trip hu been made from ull points in tickets on sale April 27th to food to return until Muy 2nd The Illinois the popular line uiuoug the iruud Army will run speciul trains from Manchester to Cedur Rupids the of April arriving at Cedur Rapids ut Iruin leaves Rock Kupids ut April il will have u through couch to Cedur Train leaving Sioux City ut of thut dute will have a through sleeper for Cedar Applications for1 berth should be made to the undersigned not luter than April ahull we not make this the largest and most enthusiastic gathering ever held in the state Cedar one of the most enterprising cities in will spare no pains or expense In entertaining the department Commander of the champion story teller and the best fellow in the will be with Other talent will be on Judge the idol of the Iowa will be a candi date for Department Mow begin to plan for thU Hip Hip Hurrah for Cedar BapUb and the Iowa Stop There I want every Lady in Estherville and vicinity to call and see my new line of Wall Paper All my new stock is tho very latest patterns out and tho quality of paper and prices cannot help but please Re member this stock is entirely now and uptodato in Dont buy till you soo my latest patterns and get my latest M I DAVIS TtlE SHOE MAN Extends a Very Cordial Invitation To all persons wearing shoes to call and see the Beautiful Foot Covering For Ladies GENTS AND Ladies Tokio all widths from A tp Ladies 20th Century narrow point toes for the little folks in button and Gents Tokio toes in Kangaroo and No nicer or better shoes to be found in any Shoe Store in the larger It affords us pleasure to show you these beautiful Shoes are our fort We have no dry goods codfish or clothes   

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