Christian herald. (Portland ;) 1882-18??, November 23, 1883, Page 9, Image 9

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Barn ” that subject, the subject
K^wld^-be—»«afyswd--and -taken--rnr
Ke order of logical dependence;
Ke simplest first, the known, then
Ke unknown. Again, the teacher
Boultf not only know the subject,
Kd know .how to impart his
■owledge of it to another, but in
■dition to these he should love to
^Bch. If his heart is not in the
Krk he will mike a failure. An
to success in any enterprise, and
especially-tlT ttTB'Ittffi'dblt anT im-'
portant work of managing and
teaching school.
A well-balanced mindj and high-
ly cultivated, is another essential
qualification of the teacher. The
man or woman of “ one idea,” the
mere visionary of eccentric habits,
should never be tolerated in the
school-room. Such a person has
good artist and takes much pains
with her cTasses? Visitors ihvTfetr
The German class, under the in­
struction of Mr. Velten, numbers
14. Mr. Vclteq, being a native of
Germany, and graduate of one of
the German schools, understands
the language well, and is making
marked success in teaching it to his
class. The members speak, write
and read with some ease already.
of the fact that it is ao great an
"eviT. THs
Many persons have
been driven into sin by the scold.
It is the most disagreeable domestic
curse known. May we all be de­
livered from such fearful blights«
^Knod^sbetter than a dull, tire­
some one with good system. But
IjKiusiasm combined with scholar­
ship and art of communication is
sure Of success.
piinciples of action, and is an un­
safe exemplar and guide of youth.
The educator, above all men, should
have a sound mind, a clear judg­
ment, and a comprehensive knowl­
edge of men and thingy.” Ati 'trrs"
mental faculties should be fully de­
veloped, and in harmonious action •
and this implies not only sound­
ness but culture. And this culture
should be liberal ; by which I mean,
the mind should be disciplined by
hard study and stored with exten­
sive information, gathered from the
broad field of sei» nee, history and
tunity for pronunciation. Prof.
Powell, on Friday, captured some
notes in his room, written by small
boys not belonging to the German
class, which were written in legible
and intelligible
errnan. This in-
stance alone shows the success of
Mr. Velten’s work.
ing institutions, though compara­
tively but a small number of read­
ers are directly interested in these
statements. There is for instance
Aptness to Teach.
Aptness to teach is not always
connected with aptness to govern,
¡>n for the important duties
(teachers have to perform.
|y to teach well, implies”€fie“
r to interest and fix the atten-
|of the pupil or class; the
Iples ; the power to read char-
mo as to be able to adapt in-
varying- capaci
[ispositions of different pupils;
be discretion to know what to
I when to teach. and how
|^K to teach.
KKness to teach does not ne
sessarily imply the highest order of
wholirship, nor the highest ability
; but the power to inspire,
and control pupils in self-
^^B*e, and in the attainment of
knowledge by their own honest ap
^Kergy of character, or what is
ipjiropriately called “ snap,” is also
ndK>ensable to the successful
r. One live teacher is worth.
‘e of dead ones. He will ac-
lish much more work ; and
■esence and influence are in-
g, not only in the school
but in the homes of the child
Id by the way. A live teach-
nts & li ve schoolmand makes "a
bterest in the cause of popular
lion in the community where
bides. This vital energy of
11 speak enlivens his whole
It is seen in the elasticity
I step, and in his animated
bation. It flashes from his
Ind streams from his fingers,
I red current of life courses
jjr through his veins, pro
I by a heart, every fibre oi
(throbs with sympathy and a
(interest in the work in which
pgaged. Energy is essential
our teachers understand the branch­
es to be taught in our ¡schools
work this term ; these go on ex­
amination to-morrow. ’ One with
President Stanley, the other with
Prof. Hawes.
On returning from chapel Thurs­
day morning the teachers found the
following on the black-board :
A boy at Prof. Yates.__JName—
and women, who have the power of
systematic thought; the power to
. analyze, classify and reason: and KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT
the power to employ their varied
culture and attainments in the
business and duties of practical life. All matter iutended for this department
be sent to J. W. Caldwell, Corinth,
Such teachers only are well fur- should
Graijl Co., Kentucky.
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«Tali to correspond with every pi »readier
in Kentucky in reference to tlie oircufa at ion of
the H erald , and contributions to its columns.
Send for terms.
I have urged the desk ableness of
extensive culture for all our teach­
ers. I must now insist upon the
necessity of a thorough knowledge
Why do Christian parents some­
of the primary branches. This im­ times scold ? Fur two reasons, as
plies, first of all, a knowledge of it seems to us. First, from lack oi
the principles which underlie the self-control; secondly, from habit.
science of arithmetic, geography, Children are often terribly trying,
___ _ rilaL__ ¿nd__ his tory _ TheaeL and loud, angry tones seem a safety
principles, with the reasons and valve for our stirred tempers. Be­
applications to the science, must sides, we feel that gentleness alone
be learned and made familiar, or can never safely steer the family
the teacher has no ability to in­ baik over life’s troublous sea.
struct successfully. It is important, Force, firmness, decision, sternness,
therefore, to inquire how thorough­ even severity, are often necessary.
ly the’ candidate;—for "Whatever A suitable degree of these is not
grade of school, has been trained in incompatible with gentleness. The
these piinciples and facts.— The gentleness that makes one great
comes from subdued strength. This
The school record shows ap at-
tendance of 163. Many more are
coming the ^ginning of the next
term, which will be Nov. 26th.
Miss McFadden’s class in Draw­
ing are doing some nice work. The
members of the class say they are
well please«! with her methods of
instruction. Miss McFadden is a
lovely fruit of the Spirit proves an
element of power. The “ soft an­
swer ” often costs the answerer
dearly. Sweetness of spirit is the
outgrowth of self control. Serenity
of soul, whatever be the constitu­
tional characteristics, comes most
frequently from long self-discipline
and prayerful
struggle.— Good
Many good people scold, unaware
A Good Showing.
It is sometimes quite interesting
to study the figures contained in
one of the foremost moneyed con-
cerns ot &an T< ranciscoTwhich has
been issued. Its total re­
sources on January 1st were S3,- *
507,461.83, of which $340,686.80
States Bonds, and $504,478 26 due
from other banks and bankers. Of
the liabilities there is due deposi­
tors $1,821,758.09, and to banks
and bankers $278,052.90. The
capital stock of the institution is
$1,000,000, surplus $407,462.34.
The above exhibit shows a degree
of solvency not attained by many
of its competitors.— Rescue.
Strict business sagacity and^tact _ _
always succeed? Could men be in- •
duced to be as careful about their
church matters, as about their busi­
ness, a much greater work could be
accomplished. This is the great
lessons for Christians to learn. Be
punctual and diligent in all the
Lord’s work, and success is inevit­
able. We should have our accounts
with God, kept strictly, and all de­
mands should be met.
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