23 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
All students are invited to become members of the "Students' Society." This organization aims at the promotion of the literary and general culture that results from practice in public speaking and parliamentary procedure.
The Athletic Association is active not only in promoting games and out of door sports, but it is also taking an interest in other phases of physical education.
The student body. of the Branch Normal is self-governing. An organization known as the "Branch Normal School City" has been effected, its functions being similar to those of cities of the first class. Through this government the students make their own laws and enforce them. By thus affording a very practical training in civics, the system does much in preparing the students for the greater duties imposed by citizenship.
To further the musical interests of the school, especially in the way of chorus and glee singing, a society known as "The Choral" has been organized. All students of the Normal are eligible to membership.
The President and Faculty of the University will co-operate with the instructors of the Branch Normal School in giving a course of public lectures during the winter months.
These lectures will be on various scientific, literary, and philosophical subjects of popular interest, the aim being to give the citizens generally some of the educational advantages of the Normal School. Lectures illustrated with stereopticon views will be given frequently.
Students who wish to study music in addition to that offered in the regular course and given in the singing clubs, can by private arrangement, secure the services of a competent instructor in instrumental music and vocal training.
No tuition is charged in either the preparatory course, or the regular normal course, but an annual registration fee of $5.00 is required.
Teachers wishing to enter after the close of the public schools, may do so any time after April 1st by paying a registration fee of $2.50.