12 SOUTHERN BRANCH OF THE
good knowledge of the principal river and mountain systems of the globe; a good knowledge of the principal capes, islands, gulfs, bays, seas, etc., of the globe; the chief industries and products of the principal nations. A minute knowledge of the United States, and particularly of Utah, will be required.
Barnes's or Frye's Complete Geography will furnish needful preparation.
ENGLISH GRAMMAR, COMPOSITION, READING AND SPELLING.
The applicant should be able to recognize and define all the parts of speech and to tell their respective varieties; to decline nouns and pronouns and understand their properties; to compare adjectives and adverbs; to explain regular and irregular, transitive and intransitive verbs; to analyze participial, infinitive and prepositional phrases; and to explain and analyze easy sentences, simple, compound and complex.
The student's knowledge of the use of capital letters and punctuation marks and his ability to compose good sentences will be tested by a short article to be written at the time of examination.
He must be prepared to read clearly and intelligently any selection in the Franklin Fifth Reader.
He must be able to spell the words found in the Modern Spelling Book (the book in use in Utah).
PHYSIOLOGY AND HYGIENE.-Work equivalent to Smith' Elementary Physiology and Hygiene. The examination will cover, in a general way, the subjects of digestion, circulation, the muscles, and respiration.
UNITED STATES HISTORY.-There will be required a general knowledge of the Colonial and Revolutionary periods, including the causes of the Revolution and the outline of the most important military campaigns. Among the subjects which should receive careful attention are the Missouri Compromise, the Monroe Doctrine, the Compromise Measure of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska bill, and causes of the Civil War. The text-book in use in Utah will give sufficient preparation.
Examinations for entrance will be held at the Branch Normal School in Cedar City. For 1898 the days are 14th, 15th and 16th of September.