35 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
Basketry and Cardboard Work. This course offers instruction in the weaving of plain and fancy baskets in rattan and splint, the use of raffia in making various articles, and the cutting, folding and making of card-board wall-pockets, picture frames, cones, lamp shades, plain and fancy boxes.
Two hours per week throughout the year.
Bookkeeping a. In this course the student will be thoroughly drilled in the principles which underlie bookkeeping, special attention being given to the methods of closing books, making out statements, trial balances and invoices, and to other details connected with the course.
Three hours per week first half-year.
Bookkeeping b. In this course the work is largely individual. The student buys and sells as in actual business, dealing with commission, merchandise, banking, manufacturing, jobbing, insurance, etc. Receipts, checks, notes, currency, deeds, leases, mortgages, bills of exchange, insurance, policies, other forms of commercial paper found in the general routine of business are used.
Three hours per week throughout the year.
Stenography. A course in the Gregg system of shorthand. The system is adapted perfectly to the hand, the shape of the characters being based upon movements common in ordinary handwriting. Other important features are, no position writing, no shading, and no detaching of vowels. These advantages enable the student to master the principle in a short time and to begin work from dictation early in the course.
Daily throughout the year.
Latin 3. Seven orations of Cicero including four against Cataline. Conversations in Latin.