tration, fifty to be appointed each year, for a term of four years. The act provides as follows
"The Normal School shall be continued as a department of the University for students of both sexes, and its course of instruction, that shall include practice in teaching and in pedagogy, may extend through a period of four years or until graduation. Two hundred free scholarships may be maintained in the Normal School. The holders of them may be exempt from the payment of all martriculation fees; fifty appointments to these scholarships, each for a term of four years, may be made unnually; provided that any holder of free scholarships who shall have obtained the same prior to January 1, 1900, is hereby granted an extension of scholarship, making it valid for a term of four yars."
This act took effect the first day of July, 1900.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION.
Normal Course. Applicants for admission to the first year of the Normal School must be at least fifteen years of age, and must pass satisfactory examination in arithmetic, English Grammar and composition, physiolgy, geography and 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 ; the chief industries and products of the principal nations ; a minute