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and must pass satisfactory examinations in arithmetic, English grammar and composition, physiology, geography, United States history, reading and spelling. The required work in these studies is as follows:
Arithmetic. As treated in Southworth's Essentials of Arithmetic, Book II., Werner's Arithmetic, Book III., or an equivalent.
Geography. A knowledge of the relative locations of principal nations, and names and locations of their capitals and chief cities; a good knowledge of the principal river and mountain systems of the earth; a good knowledge of the principal capes, islands, gulfs, bays, seas, etc., of the earth; the chief industries and products of the principal nations. A minute knowledge of the United States, and particularly of Utah, will be required. The advanced natural 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 participal, 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 any. Fifth Reader.
He must be able to spell the words found in the Modern Speller (the book in use in Utah).
Physiology and Hygiene. Work equivalent to Krohn's Graded Lessons in 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 compaigns. Among the subjects which should re-