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enty thousand dollars was made available for general maintenance and building purposes.
SITE AND BUILDINGS.
The buildings are situated on Normal School Hill, near the outskirts of the city. Part of the campus has been prepared for baseball, tennis, basket-ball, croquet, and similar games, while other parts have been planted with shade trees. The buildings are thoroughly modern in every respect, being commodious, well lighted, and provided with the best system of heating and ventilation. Temporary quarters near the main buildings have been secured for the work in Domestic Science.
LABORATORIES AND APPARATUS.
The biological laboratory is provided with compound microscopes, dissecting microscopes, accessory instruments, and chemical reagents.
The physical laboratory is furnished with all necessary apparatus for a course in general physics. A lathe and tools are also provided for use in making the less complex mechanical instruments.
The mineralogical laboratory is fitted with tables and cases for blowpipe work and crystallography. Specific gravity and other ballances, and all the apparatus and material for class and laboratory work are provided.
The chemical laboratory is equipped with everything essential to a course in general chemistry.
Each of the laboratories is fitted up in the most approved manner. The shops are equipped with modern tools and machines for turning, scroll sawing, general carpentry, and blacksmithing.
Collections are being made of Indian relics, minerals, plants, and