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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON, SATURDAY, AUG. 28, 1915.
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TESTING THE VALUE
. OF THE KINDERGARTEN I
Marked In College Work' Willamette University
National Association Adopts
Platform On Public
Oakland, Cat., Aug. 27. The follow-
jing is a summary erf the declaration of
! principles of a great National Educa
tion assocition, representing 700,000
educators and 22,000,000 school children:
take orders all their lives at a small 1. The association looks upon the
salary because they lack initiative and j war now ravaging the continent of Eu
and training. This school can help to; rope as a tragedy having uo parallel
increase initiative and it can afford! a j history.
traininff that will put the possessor Til association expresses the fervent
The value of the kindergarten as
tested by its results is discussed by
Miss A. M. Winchester in an annual
review ot kindergarten work just is- j has outgrown the boom stage," de
sued by the commission of education. dines Dr. Samuel Capon, in the an
"For several years investigations 1 nual report of the V. S. commission of
have been undertaken in different cit-; education just issued,
ies," says the review, "for the pur-j "The day of the academic promoter
pose of ascertaining the advantage of the inflation of values is over, " con
gained by children with kindergarten' j tinues Dr. Capen. "Expansion is still
training over non-kindergarten chil-i going on, but for the most part unnc
dren. The emphasis in these investi-: compauied by .the frenzied advertising
guuoiis nas oeen piacea usually upon so commou in me puai nnu encourng
thc rate of speed with which the chil-1 ingly free from the optimistic confu
dren make the successive grades. j sion of prospects and realities. The
"College and university education I
R. L. Mathews, the new athletic di
rector, will bo here with his fuiuily
next Wednesday, '
Helen Miller Senn, of the public'
speaking and debate department of the.
university, was here yesterday, nrrnng-1
ing the course of study for her de
partment. Dr. Gustnv Ebsen, professor of mod
ern language, and prof. Robert E.
Staufer, English literature, have rented
"The fallacy of drawing conclus-1 developments of this year strengthen! ;,',"' ) v p.! t ." -n''6, rtl,,t0(l
ion3 from such surveys." says Miss; the condition which has been ripening i ,;,. ,; , ' ,. '
Winchester, "is manifest at once. Itl'for some time that higher education is I "I . ?.-7t nm wt:ik-..
well-nigh impossible to gauge the ! now looking to its foundation and set- " T Ll.v V L . v!."i. $
vcars ahead of the one who attempts to
start into business life without it.
Scores of young men are planning to
enter this school in the early fall bo
catise they know it is the best place to
secure a usable education. Pleasant
rooms expert enced, conscientious
teachers strong courses and a princi
pal that looks after the pupils' best
interests, not only while in school, but
afterwards. Young reader, are you
planning to enter this full? Send for
a catalogue or call for information.
High It' Ferry Sts., Salem, Oregon
MISS LUCILE KUNTZ
Teacher of Piano
2360 S. Com'l St. Phone 2501w5
I Frank E, Churchill
Representative of the Western
Conservatory of "Music of
Complete course in -Piano and
Pupil of Emil Liebling, Chicago,
Graduate of Western Conserva- T
tory of Music, Chicago.
Studio Rooms 1-2, Opera House
I Res. Phone 1671-R.
I Miss Laura Grant
will resume her classes in Piano f
and Musical Kindergarten, Sept
1st. Pupils can enroll at any I
Phone 2016 R, 1
Reliable Resident Piano Tuner
Try Salem First.
H. F. KUCK
1213 E Street. Thone 2354-J
hope that the measures adopted at tho
peace settlement conference will be
founded on justice aus will therby
break down militarism and free the
world from the fear of another calamity
like the present. The association heart
ily endorses President Wilson concern
ing both tho European and Mexican sit
uations and gives him primary credit
for the fact that this republic has re
mained law-abiding, despite currents of
fear, hate and excitement, and stands
firm on the only basis on which civilisa
tion can be restored or peace maintain
ed the foundation of law.
2. Endorses the American schooj'
3. Deplores any attempt to militarize
this country and declares against the
establishment of compulsory military
training in the schools.
4. Suggests co-ordination of the or
ganized forces of the civilized wctrld
to tho end that the promotion of in
ternationalships in education, science,
art, industry and social service may be
5. Suggests that the time has been
reached when interdependence and mu
tual understanding should create their
proper organs of expression through
permanent officials whose duty would
be to report to thoir home governments
on the work and progress of construc
tive soiial agencies in tho country of
6. Congratulates tiie Panama-Pacific,
exposition and declares its policy of
making a series of congresses a central
feature of tho exposition and will
leave a definite impress on national
and world progress.
7. Declares conservation and the im
provement of child life most important
task of teachers and recommends that
all movements tending to improve con
ditions surrounding the morals. Health
and proper development of children be
8. Suggests normal schools turn at
tention to the many important prob
lems surrounding rural life and train
teachers definitely for helpful construc
tive service among rural people.
9. Commends movement, for the train
ing of supervisory officers, as distinct
from the teachers, and declares the
problems of organization, administra
tion and tho supervision of instruction
are now of Bticn importance as to de
mand special study.
10. Recommends in tho interest of
the schools that teachers' be given ade
quate salaries, security of tenure and
suitable retirement annuity.
11. Goes on record as favoring voca
tional training and guidance.
12. Calls attention to tho fact that
the needs of the peoplo in tho past will
no suffice for the future, and that
each of tho important educational
movements so far mentioned can mean
nothing less than a further enlargement
of tho work and function of the school
as tho constructive instrument of dem
PUBLIC SCHOOL LIBRARIAN
RETURNS FROM CALIFORNIA
speed correctlv, because in the first ting its house in order,
grade both kindergarten and non'-kin- "Colleges nnd universities have come
dcrgarten children are placed together, : under the sway of t lie slogan 'effi-
and by the rule of uniformity which ; ciency.' surveys unueitnkeii by out
progress of her class. The laggards j creasingly frequent. There has been
are brought up by dint of eoiiseien- vigorous activity on the part of several
tious work, nnd tlie forward ones are ' voluntary associations that concern
held in leash, so that by the time the i themselves with standards of entrance,
fifth or sixth grade is reached, what-' graduation, and .constitutional equip-
arts, returned today from a visit of
Dr. Frunk W. Chnce and wife, who
will have charge of the college of music,
necessary in school systems, the ! siders and by officials of the Institu-! not arrive "llhl ' e ln,,or I'ait of
r unconsciously standardizes the i tion to be examined have become in- f nes' , )vek' Tllt'v llr'? oming from
orwicKiey, i n
ever special impetus may have result
ed from the child's kindergarten train
ing has censed to be measurable.
"In any event the permanent value
of the kindergarten lias little if any
connection with the number of years
required to go through the grades. The
kindergarten's concern is with the con
tent of the years rather than with
their number; with the fulness of the
life of tho child rather th,an with the
mere economy of time. Power to think
nn'd do, a tendency to assume right
attitudes toward life, and ability to
work and play happily with one's fel
lows these are the results of training
bnsed upon the belief of education by
An investigation about to be under
taken by the International Kindergar
ten' Union in this field, Miss Winches
ter points out, will involve making a
study in several different cities of one
set ot children wno eniereu Kinuergiii'
ment. Some of this activity has crys
tallized in the form of recommendations
that will effect educational procedure
over considerable areas. The adoption
of some form of group system has been
reported to the 1. 8. bureau of educa
tion by 21 institutions, undoubtedly
only a fraction of the whole nnumber
of colleges that have taken this step."
The idea that it is qunlity rather than
quantity of work done by a college
student that counts toward effective
education, has already received tang
ible recognition in a few institutions
through the granting of extra credit
for quality, says, says Dr. Capen. Sev
erul prominent institutions have been
reorganized and other new departments
have been formed; nnd several others
are experimenting with new types of
vocational courses related to local in
dustrial activities. .
Dr. Capen mentioned Montana, Kan
sas, and Idaho as "three more states
1. H. Van Winkle, dean of the Wil
lamette university law school, left yes
terday for a three weeks' outing near
(Jutes, in Union county.
Chas. I.. Sherman, professor of phil
osophy and education, will return from
lowu early in the week.
Junia E. Todd, dcun of women, V. U.,
will return from Tacomu next Wednesday.
Capital Normal and
13th and Wilbur Sts. Salem, Oregon
Departments: Normal, Preparatory, Business,
Shorthand, Type Writing, Civil Service, . and
"Nothing succeeds like success." We are successful
enough to own our buildings and grounds free from
debt. Come in and let us tell you about it. A prac
tical education pays.
Fall term of 12 weeks begins September 13, 1915,
in our new building, corner 13th and Wilbur Streets.
Write for catalogue and further information.
J. J. Kraps President
ten five years ago and another set in ! where the administratioa of state in-
. t . , . .1 fl -.1 - , . ,
the same school wno uiu not nrienu i smuuons 01 nigner euucnuon nas oecn
kindorcartcn. Tho records of these ! further centralized through recent legis-
e.hilnrciV will De examined witn reier- muvo ucuuu,
ence to their interests, attitudes, spir
it toward one another, and with refer
ence to their proficiency in school
studios. The qunlity and spirit, of the
teachers of these children as well as the
qunlity and spirit of the homes from
l.n nl,ll,lron onmff will be tflk-
which these children come will be tak
en into consideration.
THE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Reorganization of education under
tho junior high school plan or some
thing similar is definitely under way,
according to Prof. T. H. Briggs, whose
review of secondary education has just
been issued by the U. S. bureau of edu
cation. The junior high school lias been de
fined "as an organization of grades
7 and 8 or 7 to 9 to provide means for
individual differences, especially by
Lessons given in water
colors. Inquire at studio,
' Under the direction of the
Sisters of the Holy Names
AND DAY SCHOOL
Most approved methods, Pri
mary, Grammar and High
School Departments. Com
plete Course in Harp, Piano,
Voice Culture, Violin and
Harmony. No interference
with religion of pupils.
' Modern Conveniences
Scholastic year begins
second Monday in September
Miss Flora Cuse, librarian of the
public schools of Salem, returned yes
terday from an extended visit in Cali
fornia. The first fow days of her va
cation were spent at Crater Lake and
Klamath Kalis. From thero she went
to Atnscndero, a colony established
neur San Louis Obispo, and later to
I.os Angeles. Her return trip includ
ed a week r.t the Yosemiie national
park, where she was joined by Miss
JeFsie Cox. Miss Case had the honor
of reading a paper before the national
educational association, which met at1
Oakland, taking as her subject, "Ba
sis of Selection of Momentary School
Over 1000 new books will be received
within a few weeks for the school de
partment of the Public library, to be
distributed among the nine schools.
Three junior school libraries will be es
tablished this year, one ench at Wash
ington Lincoln nnd Grant schools.
Miss Onil Reid will act ns apprentice
for the school librarian the coming
TUNNY BOOKS TIN THE LIBRARY
Because bovs and girls sometimes
like to rend iiooks that are just full
of fun", some of this kind will be put
on the display shelf this week. The
list is arranged with the easy ones first
some of the last ones mny even be en
Jnvnil hv irrown-utis.
Brooke, "Johnny Crow's Garden;"
Cox, "Brownie books '; 1'nulson,
"Runaway Donkey;" Lenr, Nonsense
Hones;" Drummond, "MonTiey thnt
Would not Kill;" Harris, "Uncle Re
mus" books; "oplV1'C1ir,H,ma.',.TU
cry day in the yenr;" Thackeray. "The
Rose and the Ring;" Wiggin "Tales
of Laughter;" Alden, ' New Robinson
Crusoe;" 1'nng", "Half Hour with
.mieboj-'clmens, "Tom Sawyer,.
Clemens, " Huckelberry F.nn;" I nine,
"Ark.nU Bear;" Rice. "Mrs
of the Cabbago Fntch;" Swift, "Gul
Hvcr's Travels;" Rasre "Tales from
tlla Travels of Baron Munchausen.
n I ,i! One phase
prKn contest In Kurope to se,
which sine will be first to get the balk
out of the Balkans.
The markB of a good college:
4. Student Body
5. The Alumni
In all of these, Willamette has
attained high distinction. In
Standard Academy for College
The School of Law offers un
excelled facilities. Located op
posite the Stato Capital and Su
preme Court buildings. Access to
great libraries and to the courts.
Largo Faculty. Students have
Write for bulletins.
C. G. Doney, Pres. University.
I. II. Van Winkle, Dean Law
No. 122S North Winter street,
day services: Sabbath school
Preaching at 11 a. m. nnd 7:45 p. ni.
Prayer meeting Thursday 7:45 p. m.
W. J. Johnston, pastor.
an earlier introduction of prevocation
al work and of subjects usually tr.nght
in the high schood." There are now
57 cities in the United States where
junior high schools are orgunized in'
"One advantage claimed for" the jun
ior high school," declines Dr. Briggs,
"is that it groups children so that
subjects seldom taught in the grammar
grades may be introduced, thereby giv
ing eacn pupil a more intelligent un-; cmng service
uerstnnmng of the wo.k of the world,
of the possibilities in the Bubjoct nnd
in the pupil himself. ; ,f"
"Hie junior high school also makes
First Methodist Episcopal.
Comer of Stute and Church street.
Richard N. Avison, D. D., minister.)
a:uu u. m., V-iass meeting. :; a. m.,
Sabbath school, Messrs. Schramm nnd
Gilkey, superintendents. 11:0 u. m.,
Morning worship, Dr. E. Sherwood will
preach. li:45 p. , in., Intermediate
league, Mrs. M. C. Findley, superin
tendent. 0:45 p. m,, Kpworth lcugue,
"Prof. James T. Matthews will discuss
the lust subject of the series, Whittier's
"Snowbound," or "Chnruter Formed
at the Fireside." Special music. No ev-
Frederic S. Mendenhall
Piano Organ Theory.
Myrtle Long Mendenhall
Students Registered Thursday, September 9.
Corner High and Center streets, F. T.
Porter, minister. 0:45 .' m.. Bible
easier the transition of pupils to the I school, Dr. 11. C. Kpley, director. 11:00
high, school. That the change between a. in., Worship and sermon. Subject,
the elementary and the high school j "The Call of the Mountains." p.
should be so sharp permits no justifica- "i., A pen air services at ilurion Square.
tion. 10 Drmgo this gap by earlier i wood music
utuuuucuuii io mgii scnooi subjects
Miss Lucile Barton
Teacher of Voice and Theory
Concerts and Recitals
1017 North Twentieth Street.
il Dan F. Langenberg f
Late pupil of F, X. Arena.
Studio 314-15-10-17 Hubbard Bldg 4
and methods of teaching has greatly
ii(fni,iu ii-Duun, ii in vutimeu.
"The junior high school has further-
H. C. Stover, minister. Sunday school
at 10 a. m. Morning worship at 11
more greatly decreased elimination of' o'clock. Sermon by the pastor, Chris'
pupils from school. This elimination'
after the seventh, eighth, and ninth
grades has been one of the greatest
reproaches to our educational system.
Any plan that promises to retain chil
dren in school beyond these grades is
worthy of the most careful eonsideia
tion." That the junior high school furnishes
an opportunity for various needed re
forms in instruction is tho final claim
of the new movement, according to Dr.
Briggs. Ho points out that in tho jun
ior high school a course of study based
on the newer principles of psychology,
sociology, and economics, various pro
visions for individual differences, and
especially an improved method of teach-'
ing, enn now he introduced.
tian Endeavor at H p, m.
Corner South Nineteenth and Ferry
streets, II. C. Stover, minister. Sun
day school at 10 o'clock. Evening serv
ice r.t X o'clock. Sermon by the pastor.
Special music lit the evening sen ice.
Jason Lee M. E.
Rev, J. T. M'ltliews will preach at 11
o'clock a. in., at Jason Lee M. E. church
und Rev. E. Sherwood at 7:.'t0 p. ni.
Comer Minion nnd Capitol streets,
W. J. Lienkiieinper, pastor. Sunday
school at 10 a. m. Annual missionary
Sunday will be observed. Morning ser-
Los Angeles (Cal.) high school: Butte ' vice in German at 11 o'clock, sermon
(Mont.) high school; Wisconsin High j by Rev. J. Wernly, Willsonville, Ore.
school, Madison, Wis.; nnd Horace Evening service also in (lerinan at 7:.'I0
Mann School, New York Citv, are cited ! o'clock. Sermon by Rev. J. Friedli,
ns successfully organized junior high i Sheboygan, Wis., general secretary of
schools. "I.os" Angeles having far out-j the Board of Home Missions.
stripped all other cities in developing
Mm' 111 fill I M
ifTHE "GREATER OREGON"
With itrw tttillihnKfi, ticttrr rml pint-nl, m
liireetl icronmlft. uml ninny nihlitloim to It
fttimlty, I lit I iilviTityof Orricmi will IickIm I(n
fortieth ytnr. TuMlriy, -it'iiiltir 14. 1MIA.
Npfi'litl truintnit In Coiiitiii'ri'), tlottriiiilUiii,
Arrlittfftiir, I.ah , M itti ln Tt ix hlnu, Minn
ry VVurli, MunIc, l'liylr Tmliitnu unit t-Im
Art. Liivtft mu) trniij;friwu tim uMot Mlic l -nl
I,llr:ivy of nion tliim A5.000 volnmnt, thlr
tn IfiilMliijc fully 'ftiltH, two ttiileiiilttl
Tuition DormitnrittH for moil ntul for
women. Kxtitmf Low cit.
Write for fr ntJilntf,inMrt)nMtiii; HcicUtnir
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
. KI OKN1C, OltKfiON
THE MONTESSORI MOVEMENT
East State arid Eighteenth streets,
George Koehler, pastor, Sunday school
ot 10 o'clock. Divine service and
The Montessori movement, consid-1 Holy Communion at 10:M0 a. in. No ev-
cred by many a radical departure frum ennig service
traditional educational methods, is re
viewed by Miss Anne E. George in the
annual report of the U. S. commission'-
er of education rei-ently issued. The
Swedish Tabernacle M. E.
Corner South Fifteenth and Mill
streets. Kev. John Ovnll. minister. Di-
Mrs. Bertha Junk Darby
Teacher of Piano
Teaching the Progres
sive Series of Piano
' Lessons if desired
679 N. Cottage St.
method is summed up as "freedom of; vine services at ' p. in. and H p.
All arc most cordially invited to at
Corner Highland und Elm streets. I
Our Snbbatli school begins promptly at j
School of Expression
X MBS. ANNA B0GES8 FISH
Teacher and Drunatlo Header
Fall term 10 weeks.
Opens Sept. ,
Full course 25.00 the term.
Half course $15.00 tie term.
Studio "The Maples",
326 N. Liberty, Chcmekctft
development of the child under best
conditions, disturbing as little as pos
sible but helping by every means this
Dr. Montessori 's particular contri
bution to the world, accoidintr to Miss
(tcoriro. Inis been that of umdviiiff the i 10 a. m. Earl I'ruitt, superintendent
methods of experimental science to the Preaching service 11 a. m. Christian
study of ma.,. The Montessori "didac- Endeavor 0:-l!5 p. m. There will be a
tic material," it is explained, tends 1 missionary program at 8 p. in, I'niyer
to replnco the tetn licr at tho earliest j meeting Thursday, S p. m. Joseph
stage of education nnT make it pos-' Hockctt, pastor. I'hone 1115
silde for the child to accomplish his
first work Independently of a mnture
mind. "Out of S'.nh exneriments and
the environment that Dr, Montessori ! stairs hall, southwest corner High and
establishes," declares Miss George, Ferry streets. All Bibb- students wel-
'she confidently expects others to, come. No collection, rhonn i,8 W.
brinV fresh facts, ano to build up the
No. 241 State street. J. D. Cook
speaks Sunday at 3 p. m. Services
Associated Bible Students (I. B. S. A.)
Hcgulnr weekly Bible study in up-
content of personality, allied solely to
human beings who develop in liberty."
As an Instance of the crystallization
of sentiment nnd effort in correction t Tuesday nnd Friday lit H p. m
with the Montessori movement, Miss I Mary Anderson, returned missionary
George dencribes tho organization' In from Africn, speaks Sunday, September
5, on her experiences and moors in
Africn. All welcome. J. D. Cook, su
Services arc being held every night
(except Saturday) In the lent on' State
May, 11113, at Washington, of the Mon
tesorrl Educational Asnociation, form
ed "to promote and develop In Ameri-
ica the educational movement linsed on
Tithe principles and theories of Dr, Mon-
. ' i i. i. A.ni.nui..
leSSOn,-llllll IO Bin, jh inn vrmiiir-u-
mcn and maintenance of schools for
children, and schools of observation and
practice conducted aeco.din( to these
principles." This association now num
bers approximately 700 members.
This review of Miss George's is the
third publication issued recently by
the 1'. S. Bureau of Education on the
Montessori system. Within the past
two-venrs the bureau litis published a
bulletin on Montessori 's characteristic
teaching as set forth in her book (Bul
letin, 1U12, No. 17); and also a bulle
tin containing a eomparison between
the. Montesorrl method and that of the
kindergarten (Bulletin, 1014, No, 2N).
i Troy Wood motored to Newport Mon
i day u, m., taking a load of passengers.
I Uny Hex and Frank. Simon are pick
ing hops in the Eph Young yuid neur
Mrs. John Simons mid .Mrs. .linnei
Jacobs are both at their homes slowly
convalescing after serious operations
and lengthy stays at uie hospital.
I J. 11. I'.n ton had the minfoi t line to
I have one of his horses kicked by iinotli-
- or, im apai itatiiig it I'or work for sev-
and Eighteenth streets. The sermon '-'"j "lays.
on Sunday night will be delivered by I Tho Forest finnily have moved from
Miss I.i..ie Jameson, who has been in the old West Suleiu uepot building into
evangelistic, work for JO yours. All i the Shields house on Second street, Mr,
are very heartily invited to all these I Forest is foreman of the section men,
services. I "Happy" Forest and Miss Josie
" ' Moyer were quietly married a few dnvi
j since and have takn up their resi
I donee in the Cherry house, whero they
I were serenaded Monday evening by
I West Salem band ui: panieil by a
I crowd of young folks. Tho newly weil i
1 responded witli a treat of fruit ami
(Capital Journal Special Service.)
W. ('. Privott and wifo and Ilalph h,
Gilbert und w ife and Mrs. Ilailey and . cigars,
Marguerite returned homo Thursday
after a mouth's stay at Cascmlia.
Clarence Lansing ami Lucy Carter
wern married at tho Baptist parsonage
in Salem on Saturday afternoon, Kev,
Marshall officiating. They left soon
after for a trip to the const. They re
turned Tuesday and in the evening
about 20 Of the young peoplo gave them
a charivari party. .
Miss Eunice Willis, who lias been
Airs. Arthur Hex und little daughter
were visitors at the Ed Itex home neur
Independence recent l,
Mr. and Mrs, Ed llrock nnd Mrs. Nic
ola and tho Frank Lamb family went
among those to leave Friday morning
for camp in one of the large hop
ltov. arid Mrs. T, 1). Yarnes und little
ones went to Brooks Thursday for n
visit with, old friends.
A couple of boys wurn caught fish-
visiting her parents hero the past week.i lag Wednesday by tho giuno warden. A
expects to return to Lincoln, Ncb tnsitliey did not liuvo a license ho took
last of this week. She Has a position i thorn before Justice r . I Wood.
as stenographer at. tho State University.
Mrs. Fillmore Tyrell has
from a trip to tho coast,
....Ii!,.- ,.d V X- V
Tho Miinihv and Bedford lion yard
returned i looks well, f hey expect to begin pick
ing Friday, September J,
Tim fuimlics at A. E. Zimmerman and
H, Willis atleniled te hNobrasku ple-l Kunsas City S(nrs Senator Theodoro
nln hold at the Fair Grounds on Thur, Burton, of Ohio, is such a complete
day. standpatter that he probably cunnot
The McAfee family and .Vliibei rung lorgive tne Missouri river ior
returned Thursday' after a week's stay
forward. Now if he could only get
river that would flow backward.
I 'i !