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UNION ACADEZKIY, BELLEVILLE, N. Y. EIGHTY-SECOND YEAR UNIUN 9ACADEMY BELLEVILLE ' N EW YORK 1908-1909 THE CORSE PRESS Sandy Creek, N. Y. INDEX Academic Department Application for Admission Board of Trustees . Boarding Department Business Department Calendar . . Committees . Department of Art . Equipment . Endowment Expense . Facuhy . . General Information . Union Academy . Grounds and Buildings . College Entrance . Discipline , Religious Services Rhetoricals . Text-books in Use . Preparatory Department Home Department . . Honor Roll. . . Location . . . Library and Reading Room Literary Societies . . Mather School of Agriculture, The Chemistry of Dairying ' . Course of Study in Agriculture Musical Department . . Cldicers .... Payments . . Regents Reading Courses English Reading Course Regents Examinations Academic Subjects . Regents Schedule . Register of Students Science Department . Student OrganhaHons Scholarships , . . Summary . . . Trustees of Endowment Fund PAGE 15 31 4 26 18 ,33 5 20 25 24 6 32 12 13 13 13 14 14 15 16 17 26 9 11 24 24 21 22 23 18 5 31 27 27 27 27 30 7-9 16 10 25 9 5 BOARD OF TRUSTEES FREDERICK WILLIAMS 5 S. C. HOLLIS, M. D. C. H. BICKFORD GEORGE BIGELOW GEORGE E. BULL J. H. CARPENTER E. A. CHAPMAN W. B. DOANE G. M. WOOD, IR. R. S. EASTMAN ' MASON M. SWAN S. W. FRAME, M. D. j. E. GREEN W. H. GREEN A. C. HILL, PH. D. WM. K. MOTT C. B. KENNEDY C. L. LEE C. LITTLEFIELD JENNIE E. MAT:-TER j. J. MATHER W. A. MATHER MRS. HENRY CHAPMAN C. M. OVERTON F. C. OVERTON J. W. OVERTON H. H. CHAPMAN A. A. SCOTT H. P. STACEY M. D. SWAN OFFICERS OF BOARD FREDERICK WILLIAMS, President WM. K. MOTT, Secretary W. B. DOANE, Treasurer TRUSTEES OF ENDOWMENT FUND GEO. E. BULL C. M. OVERTON F. C. OVERTON S. C. HOLLIS, M. D. GEORGE E. BULL R. S. 'W. K. MOTT 1 C. M. OVERTON F. C. OVERTON J. J. MATHER GEORGE E. BULL J. j. MATI-IER W. A. MATI-IER COMMITTEES FINANCE J. E. GREEN S. W. FRAME VISITING J. J. MATHER A. C. HILL, PI-I. D. BUILDING R. S. EAETMAN W. H. GREEN ENDOWMENT E. A. CHAPMAN JENNIE E. MATHER EASTMAN j. W. OVERTON GROUNDS W. A. MATHER A. A. SCOTT H. H. CHAPMAN TEACHERS W. B. DOANE S. C. HOLLIS K. MOTT F. C. OVERTON LIBRARY AND APPARATUS C. H. BICKFORD JENNIE E. MATHER SCHOLARSHIPS W. H. GREEN PRINCIPAL WOODSIDE HIRAM P. STACEY FRED'K WILLIAMS FACULTY COULTER, A. B., Principal, Syracuse University Laizh, Hzkfory Miss BERTHA L. Coox, Preceptress R Englzkh, German Miss MARION A. PARKER Mathematzks, Sfzlenre Mlss ELIZABETH C. MILLER Pzbmo, Pzfe Organ, Vocal Muszk -Miss CLARA BUTLER C ommerrzkzl and Pre-Academzk Lzirarzkm REGISTER OF STUDENTS Clark, Ruth Hitchcock, Irene Martin, Lulu Overton, Ellen Seaman, Milford Chapman, Niles Douglass, Ethel Hitchcock, Claire Laird, Essie Minar, Marian Randall, Floyd Saunders, Max Stevens, Jennie Barney, Laura Boomer. Donald Hammond, Bessie Hollowood, Fannie Laird, H.'D. - Littlefield, Harold Martin, Clara - Overton, Kent Wood, Than - Barney, Claribel ' Chamberlain, Emily Hollowood, john POST GRADUATES SENIORS JUNIORS SECOND YEAR FIRST YEAR Belleville Woodville - Belleville - Belleville Roberts Corners Belleville Belleville Woodville - Woodville - Woodville - Belleville Pierrepont Manor Mathers Mills Belleville - Belleville Woodville Belleville - Woodville - Belleville Pierrepont Manor - Adams - Woodville - Adams - Ellisburg Belleville 8 Hollowood, Sarah Howland, Harold Lee, Florence - Overton, Ferdinand Parker, Lottie - Paul, Harold - Paul, Mary Pryor, Mary .- Robinson, C. Kent Streeter, F. Anna Barney, Hortense Brimmer, Bertha - Carter, Bruce - Carter, Vera Collins, Ross - Dana, Grant Dana, Harrison DeMarse, Walter - Dening, Carl - Deming, Nellie Dutcher, james Eastman. Alfred Edwards, Roy M. Eveleigh, Bessie Felt, Harry - Felt, Willis Fish, Carl - johnson, Loren - johnson, Roy M. LaFluer, Clarence Lee, Edna - Lee, Milton Mathews, Izetta Millard, Dyer Miller, Crystal Rounds, Albert - Rounds, Samuel Seaman, Aletha - UNION ACADEMY PRE-ACADEMIC Belleville - - Adams Pierrepont Manor - - Adams - Adams - Adams, Adams Belleville Adams Belleville Belleville - Adams Belleville - Belleville - Adams - Belleville Belleville Adams Belleville - Belleville Woodville - Ellisburg . Adams - Woodville - Adams - Adams Pierrepont Manor - Belleville - Belleville - Woodville Pierrepont Manor Pierrepont Manor - Woodville - Belleville Woodville - Henderson Henderson Adams sz Smith, Dee - Smith, Gertrude - Sturtevant, Marjorie Tyler, Herbert - LIST OF PUPILS Atwell, Florence - Barney, Claribel Carter, Martha Clark, Ruth - Chapman, Oren - Douglass, Ethel Eveleigh, Bessie - Eastman, Marjorie Eastman, William - Hagadone, Myrtie Hitchcock, Claire - Hitchcock, Irene Lee, Florence Lee, Edna - Laird, Essie Lowrey, Mae Minar, Marian Miller, Crystal Overton, Nellie - Overton, Ruth Post Graduates Seniors juniors - Second Year First Year - Pre -Academic - Music - - Total Registration Names counted twice UNION ACADEMY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF SUMMARY 9 Woodville Adams Woodville - Henderson MUSIC 1907-8 Belleville - Adams Belleville it In at Woodville - Belleville u Woodville ' :s Pierrepont Manor ia is Woodville - Belleville Woodville Belleville Adams I 4 8 9 13 32 zo 37 II 76 STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS X . SIBYLLINE SOCIETY President ---- Marian Minar Vice-President Claire Hitchcock Secretary - Clara Martin Treasurer . - - Bessie Eveleigh GLADSTONE DEBATING SOCIETY ' E Niles Chapman - ' - - - President H. D. Laird - - - Vice-President Donald I. Boomer Secretary Harold H. Littlefield - - Treasurer FOOTBALL - BASEBALL Bruce Carter, Captain Than Wood, Captain Kent Overton, Manager . Niles Chapman, Manager Ross Collins Floyd Randall Harrison Dana Harold Littlefield Donald Boomer Kent Overton H. D. Laird H. D. Laird Milton Lee Loren johnson Floyd Randall Roy johnson Harold Littlefield Clarence LaFluer Than Wood james Dutcher Niles Chapman Walter DeMarse Albert Rounds Albert Rounds Milford Seaman Donald Boomer Loren johnson james Dutcher BASKET BALL ASSOCIATION Niles H. Chapman ---- President Than Wood - - - - Secretary Donald Boomer - Treasurer TENNIS President ----- Kent A. Overton Secretary and Treasurer - - Miss Clara M. Butler l Ground Managers "" i1gii?SdR2i3iS3ae1a CROQUET A President - . - H. D. Laird Treasurer - - Herbert Tyler Secretary Clarence LaF1uer LOCATION Union Academy is situated in the village of Belleville, jefferson County, New York. It is within easy reach of Adams and Pierrepont Manor railroad stations on the R. W. Sa O. division of the New York Central railway system. It is free from the harmful influences and temptations that are peculiar to larger places. The environments of the place tend to promote morality and encourage study. North Sandy Creek flows through the village and empties into Lake Ontario about four miles distant. The section is remarkably healthful and free from epi- demic diseases Belleville is a village of about five hundred inhabitants, and a feeling of loyalty to the interest of the Academy per- vades the community. . There is a railroad connection by two lines of stage. A macadam road between Adams and Belleville, completed last summer, makes the drive much shorter and more pleasant. Arrangement has been made whereby students will be brought from the train at the beginning of the school year and taken back at the close of school free of charge, GENERAL INFORMATION UNION ACADEMY For eighty years Union Academy has held a high place among the best schools of our country. The graduates of "Old Union" may be found in almost every state and terri- tory throughout the country. The past year has been one of the most successful in the history of the institution. - 1 GROUNDS AND BUILDINGS . Residence Hall faces the principal street of the Village. The building contains apartments for both sexes. On the first iioor are Memorial Hall, the Library, Office and Princi- pal's living rooms. The Instruction Hall extending east from Residence Hall contains the chapel, music and .recitation rooms, laboratories, dining-room, etc. The Clock Tower is a short distance south of the main building. Ample shade is afforded by many large trees, ,making it a delightful place in spring and fall. The grounds south and north of the building are fitted for tennis, croquet, football, baseball and other athletic sports. There is also a park of four acres, planted with ornamental and shade trees of many Varieties adjoining the grounds. The Academy also owns a Wood lot, .donated by.Morris M. Shepardson, for the cultivation of timber and the beautifica- tion of the country. COLLEGE ENTRANCE , Since graduation at Union Academy depends one the pos- session of a Regents diploma, and since Regents diplomas CHAPEL, UNION ACADEJM Y UNION ACADEMY I3 now admit their holders to many of the best colleges and uni- versities in the country, it follows that the graduates of Union Academy will be received into all such institutions without examination. Colgate, Columbia, Cornell, Elmira, Hamilton, Hobart, Rochester, St. Lawrence, Syracuse, Union, Vassar and the state normal schools may be men- tioned as being among the institutions that receive our graduates without examination or only the examination in English. V DISCIPLINE No conventional set of rules is published for the guid- ance of students. It is the purpose oi the faculty to maintain that discipline in which the best work may be done by stu- dents of the school. Whenever the conduct of any student becomes a detriment to the best interests of the institution and the institution is doing him no good his connection with the school will be severed. RELIGIOUS SERVICES Services are held twice on Sunday in each of the two churches of Belleville, the Baptist and the Methodist Episco- pal, and students are expected to attend church regularly. Service is held from time to time in the Catholic chapel. The Academy is undenominational in its character and aims to inculcate the principles of morality and Christianity in the minds of all students who may come under its influence. RHETORICALS I During the first three quarters, beginning at 2145 o'clock on Friday afternoon of each alternate week, rhetorical exer- cises are held in the chapel. I4 UNION 'ACADEMY During the fourth quarter the members of the third year class will take part but once, while the members of the fourth year class will receive drill for Commencement exercises. Careful instruction is given in this branch of the Work, and each student receives individual attention. TEXT-BOOKS IN USE These books can be purchased at cost at the office of the Academy. ' LATIN-B6IlHCtt,S Grammar, Bennett's Foundations, Harkness 85 Forbes Caesar, Allen 85 Green'ough's Cicero, Allen 85 Greenough's Virgil, Greenough 85 Daniel's Sallust, Pearson's Latin Prose Composition. GREEK-Hadley 85 Allen's Grammar, Gleason 85 Ather- ton's First Lessons, Harper 85 Wallace's Xenophon, Pearson's Prose Composition, Iohnson's Horner. FRENCH-First year, Fraser 85 Squair's Grammar, reading. Second year, Grammar, continued. Reading and Composition. GERMAN-First year, Lange's Germ.an Method. Second year, joynes-Meissner, Bernhardt's German Composition. SCIENCE-Bergen's Botany, Williams Chemistry, Colton's Physiology, Houston's Physical Geography, Avery's School Physics, Comstock 85 Gage's Microscopy, Irish Analytic Chemistry, jordan 85 Heath's Zoology, Harry Snyder's Chem- istry of Dairying, P-urkett's Elements of Agriculture, L. H. Bailey's Principles of Agriculture, L. H. Bailey's Vegetable Gardening. MATHEMATICS-WCHfWOIth,S Plane Wand Solid Geometry, Well's Higher Algebra, WentWorth's Algebra, Well's Trig- onometry. A Hisroizv-Morey's Roman History, Myer's Eastern Na- tions and Greece, Montgomery's United States History, UNION ACADEMY I5 White's Outlines of U. S. History, Cheney's English History. ' ENGLISH-Hyde's Language Series, Meiklejohn's English Literature, Brooks-Hubbard Composition and Rhetoric. OTHER STUDIES-Montgomery's Book-keeping, Williams 84: Rogers' Commercial Law, Williams 85 Rogers' Commercial Arithmetic, Ganett Sz Houston Commercial Geography, Thompson's Drawing Series, Walker's Economics, Albany Business College Shorthand Manual, Websters History of Commerce. PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT The preparatory department is intended to Ht students for the academic department. Pupils of average ability and good character will be admitted Without examination to this course from other schools. The Work of the course covers about one year, and in- cludes spelling, elementary English, geography, arithmetic and elementary United States History. ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT This course extends over a period of four years. A Regents Academic diploma is required for graduation from this department. The studies of this department will be arranged in the following courses: r. The English. 2. Modern Language. 3. Classical. 4. Latin Scientific. The studies pursued in the academic department are English, Latin, Greek, German, French, rhetoric, civics, history of literature, American selections, English reading, 16 UNION ACADEMY American history, English history, Roman history, Greek history, physics, geology, botany, physical geography, alge- bra, plane and solid geometry, trigonometry, drawing, book-keeping, chemistry, Zoology, commercial arithmetic commercial law, economics, stenography and typewriting. 3 SCIENCE DEPARTMENT i The aims of this department are to cultivate an intelli- gent appreciation of creative thought in nature, to lead the way to correct habits of study and observation by means of inductive reasoning. Special emphasis is given to the appli- cation of theory as we have it exemplified in practical life. Collections for facilitating the study and practical work in this department are ample and in many cases complete. Field work in geology, botany and Zoology have been special features, by means of which individual collections have been gathered and intense interest created. In all branches of this department note books with carefully kept notes and neatly executed drawings are required. During the past year 3160.00 worth of new apparatus has been added to this department, which not only furnished some very fine machines for demonstration work but also for individual laboratory work. PHYSICS-The aim of this branch of science is to give the student as broad a knowledge of the subject of natural phi- losophy as possible, to develop habits of observation and reasoning necessary for scientihc work, and to teach the use of scientilic apparatus. For this purpose there is a Well equipped laboratory for the use of the students. ELECTRICAL COURSES-Electrical phenomena, principles and machines are treated. The work consists of experiments, text-books and talks. Among the points discussed are the UNION ACADEMY I7 voltaic cells, circuits, dynamo, motor, electric lighting, magnets, induction, heating methods, electric apparatus, X-rays, late inventions. CHEMISTRY: GENERAL CHEMISTRY-This course includes a study of the principal elements both metallic and non-metal- lic, and their simple compounds, a brief history of chemistry, 'the Work of the alchemists, the nomenclature, equations, etc. The instruction is given by means of text-book and a com- plete laboratory course. ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY-The Work of this department includes the analysis of simple inorganic chemicals as acids, salts and bases. Individual laboratory. BOTANY-The work in this subject is devoted to the 'study of plant physiology, i. e., growth, tissues, organs, food of plants. Ecological botany treating the environment -of plants and classifications with special reference to those plants found in Northern New York. Field work and 'class excursions are helpful features in this branch of study. ZOOLOGY-TCXt-bOOk, laboratory and the study of life in its natural surroundings are methods used to develop this science. Numerous marine specimens aid in the study of all typical forms of life. PHYSIOLOGY : GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY-This is the regular pre- liminary subject, but by means of the preparations and the mi- croscopes available and frequent experiments-with exercises in dissection, the subject is easily grasped by the youngest student. Text-book, talks and practical exercises make up the work. COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY-This is for advanced students and treats animal tissues and functions ina comparative Way -the lower as Well as higher animals. Text-book and demonstration. 18 UNION ACADEMY PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY-This course includes discussion not only upon the crust of the earth and its heated interior, but also the distributioniof its lands, water, air, plants and animals, includes' in its range a great variety of topics and necessitates for its proper explanation many branches of science. . A BUSINESS DEPARTMEN.T A thorough course is given in book-keeping, shorthand and typewriting. Instruction is given in this department by a graduate of the Albany Business college. An up-to-date typewriting machine, a Smith Premier, 'has been provided for the use of students taking the course. Upon the comple- tion of the course a diploma is granted. A student unable to complete the course is given a certificate showing the amount of work done. Outside parties may have typewritten Work done here at very reasonable rates by making arrangements with the Principal. - . .. MUSICAL DEPARTMENT This course of study includes systematic and progressive instruction in the theory, history and practice of music. The methods followed in piano forte teaching are those used by artistic performers. Careful attention is given to the devel- opment of a line musical "touch," While technique is dwelt upon as of great importance in the interpretation of standard works, the principles of expression are also carefully studied. .Etudes and studies selected from the best composers are used for the cultivation of technique, taste and sight reading. UNION ACADEMY IQ Selections from the works of standard classical composers are used in connection with the more modern Romantic school. FIRST YEAR-W. S. B. Matthews Studies, Grade I. Beginning technical work. Technical studies in all the differ- ent keys. Easy Rondos and Sonatinas by Lichner, Gurlitt and Burgmiiller. Easy selections suited to Grade I. SECOND YEAR-W. S. B. Matthews Studiesg- Grades II and III. Mason's Technical Exercises. Sonatinas by Kuhlau and Mozart. Selections by Englemann, Kohler, Streabog and others. THIRD YEAR1W. S. B. Matthews Studies, Grades IV and V. Kullak Octave Studies. Mason's Technical Exercises. Sonatas by Mozart and Haydn. Selections from Mendels- sohn, Beethoven, Schumann, Schubert and other modern composers. FOURTH YEAR-W. S. B. Matthews Studies, Grades VI and VII, Bach Two Voice Inventions, Germer Technical Exercises, Selections from Beethoven, Grieg, Chaminade and others at the discretion of the teacher. - A two years course in harmony and one year in history of music is given with this course. All lessons are individual, and students are given work suited to their peculiar needs. A course of four years has been arranged, which, when completed to the satisfaction of the teacher, entitles the pupil to a diploma. - Pupils graduating from the musical department are required to pass a written examination in thoroughbass, har- mony composition and musical form, representing at least two years of study, and must also be conversant with the general history of music. 20 UNION ACADEMY DEPARTMENT OF ART The department of art will at present offer instruction in sketching and painting. Provision for other lines of work in this department will be made in accordance with the demand therefor. No previous preparation is required of pupils who take the Work of this department, hence no entrance examinations are necessary. X THE MATHER SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE By the gift of 310,000 from the families of George Mather and William W. Mather, in 1901, a school of agriculture was added to the departments already taught at Union Academy. As Union Academy is the Hrst secondary school in the state to introduce agriculture into its curriculum, the progress has necessarily been slow. The rapidly increasing interest in the physical and natural science studies has paved the Way for the successful introduction of agriculture. Definite schedules have been formulated and the Work carefully planned to meet the needs both for the younger students Who may later take Work in an agricultural college or may return to the farm and for the older persons who may Wish to put in practice at once the principles of agriculture. For the former the course of instruction is so arranged that besides the principles that underlie practical agriculture one may also get sufficient English, mathematics, literature, modern language and science to enable one to secure the regular Academic Regents diploma. For those who care particularly for the practical side of agriculture they will devote their sole attention upon purely agricultural subjects, taking up the improved methods used in the various operations of farming, such as the use of farm machinery, value of fertilizers, both commercial and farm, treatment of soils, management of crops, feeding and caring for stock, dairy operations, poultry keeping, study of breeds and breeding, diseases of plants and animalsvvith methods for treatment of same, the study of chemistry in its application to agriculture, and insects in relation to grains and fruit trees. In short all phases of agriculture Will be treated. The courses of this department are three: 1. The regular four year course. 22 UNION ACADEMY 2. "CThe special two year course. 3. 'l'The winter ten week course. tThe special courses are designed more particularly for older persons who may have only alimited amount of time for studyg but age will not debar any one from either ,of the courses. CHEMISTRY OF DAIRIYNG This course consists in general management of modern dairying, the methods of milk analysis, the bacteriology of milk, the use of separators, the methods of testing milk fmost emphasis being placed on the Babcock centrifugal testj, ripen- ing of cream, butter and cheese making. All the chemicals and allied changes which take place in the handling of milk and its manufacture into butter and cheese. Students receive practical training in the modern methods at the Belleville Dairymen's Association Factory. This is a new factory equipped throughout with modern apparatus for both butter and cheese making. In size it ranks among the iirst in the state. i ' Text-book used in this course is t'Chemistry of Dairyingn by Harry Snyder. Bulletins from the various experiment stations are read and discussed. .COURSE OF STUDY IN AGRICULTURE The following is the regular course with subjects as they occur in the respective years: ' FIRST QUARTER SECOND QUARTER THIRD QUARTER FOURTH QUARTER First Year English 51- English 5 Rhetoric 5 Rh6'f01'iC 5 Arithmetic 5 Arithmetic 5 Commercial Arithmetic 5 Q01'f1me1'013-1A1'ithmStiC 5 Physical Geography 5 Physical Geography 5 - Geology qsoilj 5 Geology 650115 5 Drawing 5 Drawing 5 Plans for Farm Buildings P121I1S f01'F21T1T1 B11i1di11gS Second Year ist Latin 5 1st Latin 5 1-st Latin 5 Ist Latin 5 . United States History 5 United States History 5'B0ta11y 5 Botany 5 , Algebra 5 Algebra 5 Zoology 5 Z0010gY 5 , Commercial Geography5 Commercial Geography 5 Entomology 5 Entomology 5 Third Year Dairy Husbandry 3 Dairy Husbandry 3 Civics 5 Civics 5 Horticulture 3 Horticulture 3 Plant Life 3 P1a11t.L1fe 3 Chemistry 5 Chemistry 5 Chemistry 5 Chem1f'f1'Y,5 . ' Soils and Fertilizers 3 Soils and Fertilizers 3 Econo'ics of Agricultureg Econo 105 0fAgf1C111tU1'e3 Fourth Year Animal Husbandry 3 Animal Husbandry 3 K 'Poultry Keeping 3 H POUUIY KeePiDg 3 ' Commercial Law 5 Commercial Law 5 Zootechny 2 Z00t?ChnY 2 t Physics 5 Physics 5 Physics 5 PhY?1CS 5 ' Agriculture 5 Agriculture 5 Agriculture 5 Agriculture 5 -f Numerals signify number of recitations a week. 24 UNION ACADEMY EQUIPMENT The school is provided With modern apparatus for teach- ing sciences, relief maps, anatomical aids, ine microscope with high power objectives, microscopic slides, extensive geological collection, and a special new series of machines. for the practical study of physics. A set of large photographs of excellent quality has recently been provided, illustrating classic subjects of art, literature, architecture and biography. LIBRARY KAND READING ROOM The library, containing 2,350 volumes has been recently catalogued according to the most approved methods, is open every school day, attended by the librarian. Students and people of the town have direct access to the books and have free the privilege of drawing any volume for two weeks at a time. The working reference library is in the chapel. This library consists of about 150 books. It is supplied from the large library with books bearing most directly upon the class work, while it contains permanently such works of reference as are in constant use. Some of these are: The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia, The Encyclopaedia Britannica, The American Encyclopaedia, The Young Folks' Encyclopaedia, Alden's Cyclopaedia of Universal Literature, Worcester's Unabridged Dictionary, Lippincott's Gazetteer, and Diction- ary of Biography, Skeats's Etymological Dictionary, Grove's Dictionary of Music, Roget's Thesaurus, Smith's Synonyms, Labberton's Historical Atlas, Peck's Classical Dictionary, and Morely's English Writers. LITERARY SOCIETIES The ladies' Sibylline Society and the gentlemen's Glad- stone Debating Club are literary organizations which hold their meetings bi-weekly in Memorial Hall. UNION ACADEMY 25' A fine course of lectures and entertainments is given under the auspices of Union Academy. ENDOWMENT The endowment fund amounts to nearly 344,000 and owing to this fact Union Academy can offer its advantages at a less expense than most schools of equal rank. SCHOLARSHIPS The Frederzkfa Wi!!z'ams Scholarshqn' established in 1887 by Frederick Williams, of Belleville, by a gift of 33,000- The Shepordson Scholorshms, established by the late Eunice E. Shepardson of Belleville, by a gift of 32,000. The Gaylord Memorz'a! Seholezrshgo Frmd, started in 1893 by the graduates of Union Academy who once were pupils of Principal Henry A. Gaylord, by gifts of 3600. K The f. f. Mather Scholarship, established in 1894 by Mr. J. Mather, of Belleville, by a gift of 3500. These funds make it possible to grant to worthy students free tuition scholarships. Applications may be made to the Principal. Scholarships are granted by the quarter. v New applications should be made three weeks before the com- mencement of each quarter. Assignments made under the following conditions: "To those academic students who are least able, with such help as parents or guardians can give them,tto pay their own ex- penses, and are worthy of such assistance as is manifested by the deportment and successful industry of the student. No student may receive more than S36 a year," or 39 a quarter, "and that only in payment for tuition in class or room rent due the Academy. Students may, zf Zhey choose, regard Me 26 UNION ACADEMY same as a loan, and rerzwn it when able Z0 do soy in which case the money so returned is to be used as income of the scholar- ship funds, for the benefit of other students." BOARDING DEPARTMENT Good board in this department is furnished students at reasonable rates. The teachers ,take their meals in the din- ing-room. HOME DEPARTMENT The living rooms of the Academy furnish excellent ac- commodations for about forty students. The government is intended to be that of a Well managed home. Unless living with relatives non-resident students should room and board at the Academy when possible. By doing so an opportunity is afforded to students to secure aid in preparing lessons during the hours of evening study and to share the privileges of a beneficial association with teachers in the dining-room and elsewhere and a Wholesome restraint which is a benefit to students in general. Students who room outside the building are supposed to observe the same hours of study as those inside. REGENTS READING COURSES Students are advised to read these courses privately and take examination. It is hoped also that many persons 1101: students may find in these courses and examinations a stimulus to good reading. ' ENGLISH READING coURsE FOR READING SHAKESPEARE-MCTCh2Dt of Venice, Macbeth. SIR ROGER DE COVERLY PAPERS-The Spectator. COLERIDGE-Ancient Mariner. SCOTT-Ivanhoe and Lady of the Lake. TENNvsoN-Gareth and Lynette, Lancelot and Elaine, The Passing of Arthur. are the 4 3 3 3 LOWELL-Vision of Sir Launfal. GEORGE ELIOT-Silas Marner. IRVING-Life of Goldsmith. FOR si'UDY SHAKESPEARE-Julius Caesar. .V MIL1'ON-L,A116gIO, Il Penseroso, Comus and Lycidas. BURKE-Speech on Conciliation with America. E MACAULAY-ESSAYS on johnson. REGENTS EXAMINATIONS The following tables taken from the Regents Handbook, given for convenient reference. The Hgures represent number of counts given each subject. ACADEMIC SUBJECTS Group If Language cmd Litewzfzzre ENGLISH First year English b z English grammar Second year English 2 History of English lan- Third year English guage and literature Fourth year English 28 UNION ACADEMY ANCIENT 5 First year Latin 5 First year Greek 1 Latin grammar 1 Greek grammar 1 Elementary Latin com- 1 Elementary Greek compo- position 1 sition 3 Caesar 3 Anabasis 4 Cicero ' 3 Iliad 4 Virgil 1 Greek composition. 1 Latin composition' 1 Translation of Greek prose 1 Translation of Latin at sight prose at sight 1 Translation of Homer at 1 Translation of Latin sight poetry at sight MODERN FOREIGN 5 First year German 5 Intermediate French 5 Elementary German 5 Advanced French 5 Intermediate German 5 First year Spanish 5 Advanced German 5 Elementary Spanish 5 ' First year French 5 Intermediate Spanish 5 Elementary French Group ff. Mathematzks 2 Advanced arithmetic 5 Plane geometry 5 Elementary algebra 2 Solid geometry 2 Intermediate algebra 2 Trigonometry 3 Advanced algebra Group III Science 5 Physics 22 Physiology and hygiene 5 Chemistry 5 Advanced botany 5 Biology 5 Advanced zoology 2MElementary botany 5 Physical geography 2 Z Elementary Zoology 3 Agriculture 3 3 3 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 UNION ACADEMY 29 Group 117. Hzstory auu' Social Science or 5 Ancient history or 5 European history or 5 English history 5 American history with civics 2 Civics 2 Economics Group V Business Subjects Elementary bookkeeping Advanced bookkeeping Business practice and technics Business arithmetic Commercial law History of commerce 3 Commercial geography 2 Business correspondence 1 Business Writing 3 Stenography Q50 Wordsj 3 Stenography froo Wordsj 2 Typewriting Group VZ Other' Subjocfs History and principles of education Psychology and princi- ples of education Drawing 3 Advanced drawing 2 ' First year home science 2 Second year home science 2 First year shopvvork 2 Second year shopwork U PROGRAM REGENTS EXAMINATIONS anuary 25-29 june I4-ig, 'C-1iriT3'1:1'13-1fir'M'9imm7'f51'f55hfGzm LMT- fyiiniasblv Pi THURSDAY FRIDAY A ' 9:15 A. M. 9:15 A. M 9:15 A. M. 9:15 At 9:15 A. M. Geography Arithmetic . Physiology Caesar Greek Ist year Elem. Algebra Plane Geometry Hist. of English Lang. Elem. Latin Comp. Homer's Iliad Inter. Algebra Trigonometry Latin, ist year Virgil Greek Prose Comp. Solid Geometry Adv. Arithmetic ' Cicero Latin Prose Comp. Greek Prose at Sight Adv. Algebra Bus. Arithmetic Latin Grammar Latin Prose at Sight Homer at Sight Psychology Latin Verse at Sight German, Ir, 2, 3, 4 Economics Commercial Geography Hist. of Education Commercial Law Stencgraphy Bus. Correspondence 1:15 P. M. 1:15 P. M. f-:ir 1:15 P. M. 1,15 P, QW, 1:15 P, M., Spelling Elem. English , Elem. U. S. History Biology Analysis V Drawing English, 1, z, 3, 4 Physical Geography Botany Elem, Greek Prose ,Ancient History English Grammar Chemistry Zoology Greek Grammar American History Adv. Bookkeeping Adv. Botany physics French, r' 2, 3' 4 Civics English Selections Adv. En lish Com E P- English Reading History of Literature Adv. Zoology I-Iist. Great Britain and Ireland European Hist, Business Practice Roman Hist. Mediaeval I-Iist. Adv.' Drawing Typewriting I-list. of Commerce Spanish, I, 2, 3 Bus. Writing A 'The oral examination in reading bg any, time during examination week. UNION ACADEMY 31 APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION Applications for rooms Will be Hled at any time ,provided they are accompanied by a deposit of 33.00 each. The deposit thus made will be deducted from the first quarter's bill or refunded if notice of withdrawal is given to the Principal' before the first day of the quarter. Students will be assigned to rooms in the order in which their applications are received. PAYMENTS ' All bills are payable in advance on the first day of the quarter or at the time of registration of the student. N o deductions will be made for absences of less than three weeks at the beginning or end of a quarter. At other times a reduction of one half will be allowed for absences of more than two Weeks due to the illness of the pupil. Remit by check, draft or post-oiice order, payable to Principal. Adjustment of tuition must be made in two weeks from the beginning of the quarter or the student will be suspended from his classes. 32 UNION ACADEMY EXPENSES The school year is divided into four quarters of ten Weeks each. V The income from the endowment fund enables Union Academy to offer lower rates than almost any other institu- tion of like character. Tuition basis. ---- 3 6 oo a quarter Each study except arithmetic, English, U. S. History and geography adds - 75 " But one language adds - - 1 50 " Two languages add - 2 25 ' Piano, two lessons a week io oo ' Vocal, daily - - - ro oo ' Singing class, semi-Weekly - 5o " Use of piano, two periods daily - 1 5o " Incidental fee for all - - - 40 " The rates quoted above include free use of library and reading room, reference books, laboratory and apparatus.

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