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Stockton Academician from Stockton, Kansas • 1

Stockton Academician from Stockton, Kansas • 1

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5 11 i ivi VOL, STOCKTON, KANSAS, FEBRUARY, 1889. NO. 4. it F.UATZXBB, A. II.

Pehjcipal, Ulztcry, Political Science and Normal Training. VJ a L. YHITCOUB, A. B. Ltnjiucta and Natural Sciences.

fT J. wThullinoeb, m. Latin. Elocution, Didactics. MRS.

8. A.MATUEB, Pbeceptbess, Grammar and English Literature. JOANNA B. PLATT. 4 Principal of Business Department.

11. S. KIRKL AND, Vocal "and Instrumental Music. MISS GRACE MITCHELL, Instructor In Elocution and Acaderaio Courses. members both teachers and students of the Academy, is deeply felt in the school as among all who have known her.

So active a life, filled' to such a degree with deeds of helpful kindness to all who came within its influence, is seldom known. Sirs. Sherman was the daughter of Rev. F. Markham.ofKirwin,' Kan.

She was born at Kishwauhee, 111., Jan. 18, 1849, joined the Congregational church at Newark, 111. Dec. 1 86 1 entered Oberlin College in 1867 and was graduated in 1871. She taught during her college course and almost constantly for ten years after her graduation.

For two years she worked as a missionary of the' A. M. A. at Beach Institution, Savannah. Georgia.

In 1878 she came to Kansas and in 1881 was married to Rev. Flovd E. TUB WINTER TEnn The present term opened on Thursday 17th, with the largest first-day's attendance-yet witnessed by the Academy. The new chapel was, and still is used as an assembly room. There is a noticeable increase in both the business and musical departments as well as in the regular literary courses.

Many students are pursuing a course with a view to completing the The earnestness manifested on the part of the students is more commendable than ever before. The quality and quantity of work done are meeting with a very hearty approval and words of warm commendation. There are exceedingly few exceptions to 'those who are here for the sole purpose of learning the most in their power. Teachers seem to manifest a personal interest in the individual student. The classification of work thus far is as follows: Prin.

I F. Mather English History, U. S. History, "Grammar Arithmetic and Physiology. Prof.

S. L. Whitcomb German, r. s1 'A Sherman, who was then as now r.inn Ann nnnno. Wanted, men, Not systems lit and wise, Not faiths with rigid eyes, Not wealth in mountains piled.

Not power with gracious mnile, Not e'en the potent pen-Wanted, men! Wanted, deeds, Not words of winning note, Not thoughts from life remote, Not fond religious airs, Not sweetly languid prayers Not softly scented creeds- pastor of the Congregatinal church at Stockton, Devoted to her duties in home, church, and community "Until hef failing health obliged her to lay down, one by one, the burdens she carried, she was a constant and invaluable help in all good work: to Wanted, deeds! Greek Reader, Natural Philosophy, Algebra and Cicero. 1 Prof. J. W. Hullinger Caesar, Latin Composition, Latin Reader, Elocution Advanced, Arithmetic A.

Men and deeds They that can dare and do, Not longing of he now, Not prating of the old; life and actions bold, These the occasion needs-Men and deeds her husband and the church during the seven years of her married life. For three years before her death she suffered from disease which developed into catarrhal consumption; but until a few weeks before her death she was still ready to give of her little stength to her family and friends, and showed so much courage and determination that it was' Farrar. Education is always a question of time and drill. It is not a trick the hoped she might yet recover. She clung to that hope until the day be and Higher Arithmetic.

Mrs. S. A. MatHer English Composition, Geometry and Gram-mar A. Miss Grace MitchellGrammar C.

Arithmetic C. Elocution B. and Commercial Arithmetic. Miss Joanna B. Piatt Book Keeping and Penmanship.

Prof: H. S. Kirkland Piauo, Organ and Voice Culture. The above refers not to work that may be done during the term but work now' under, actual organization, Classes, for the most part, are large. Near' the close of the term the Senior class in Elocution will give a literary entertainment, aside from the usual society entertainment.

-i il secret of which is tobe taught in a day. Only a juggler pretends to make a plant grow in an hour. Growth is gradual; time is indispensable. The mind, like the plant, needs time for its de velopement. It must be watched, guided, informed; drilled into facility, through weeks and months, if you would secure the" best We would say coirie to sciiopl a term if you canj will help 'you in your future work; but' if possible attend.

It will'take longer and 1 for, that "very reason will be tnore enduring. fore her release from sufferings She died Jan. 12, 1889, after enduring most severe pain, six days before the close of her fortieth year. The funeral services were held in the Congregational church, Monday Jan. 14.

Rev. R. S. of Alton, preached the sermon and was assisted in the services by Rev. J.

H. Eckman, of Osborn, and the pastors of the city. The crowded church and tearful faces showed the love and honor in which Mrs. Sherman was held. Her beautiful life and the calm resignation of her death will continue to bear fruit among the many who treasure her memory.

Obituary 51m. F. E. Sherman. The death of Hattie B.

Sherman, wife of Rev. F. E. Sherman, pastor of. the Stockton Congregational Church, which numbers among its What sculpture' is to a block of marble, education is to the human soulAddison.1.

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Years Available:
1888-1895