31 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
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, and 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 po3ition writing, no shading, and no detaching of vowels. These advantages enable the student to master the principles in a short. time and to begin work from dictation early in the course.
Daily throughout the year.
Typewriting. The work includes instruction in the care and mechanism of the typewriter; exercises in fingering; practice in writing business letters, legal forms, specifications, tabulated statements, and general work and manifold writing.
Daily throughout the year..
Commercial Law. This course embraces a study of the laws governing the transaction of business in the world of commerce, including a knowledge of contracts, agency, partnership, corporations, business paper, liens, guaranty, insurance, real estate, conveyances, stoppage, etc.
Two hours per week throughout the year.
Hand Sewing. This work consists of making all varieties of stitches used in plain sewing and embroidery. The student makes a set of models comprising the various stitches, basting, running, back-