Rapid Calculation. The work in Rapid Calculation makes the student able to add and multiply as rapidly as he can read figures, and to solve problems in interest, discount, bills and prices with rapidity, accuracy and ease. He learns from experience that "Lightning Calculation" is the result of effort and practice.
Penmanship. The student is trained in a round, smooth, plain style of Muscular Movement writing. Speed, legibility and ease are the principles upon which the work is based. A standard equivalent to that required for an "American Penman" certificate is required for completing the course.
Spelling. Gives drill in words used in commercial life, and in words in common use in the usual vocations. A graduate from this two-year course can make easy-money.
German. Joynes-Meissner's "German Grammar, Altes and Neues" and a number of short comedies by Benedict and Mosher. At least four hundred pages of simple narrative prose should be read. Daily exercises in conversation, practice in pronunciation, and composition will be part of the work.
Four times a week.
German 2. Bernhardt's s"Prose Composition," one hour a week. Joynes-Meissner's "German Gramar" completed, " Wilhelm Tell," "Minna von Barnhelm," "Her-